Aviation Pollution Current Affairs, GK & News

France to impose green tax on plane tickets from 2020

The French government is set to impose tax of up to €18 on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France. It is aimed to fund less-polluting transportation projects. Key Highlights This move by French government to impose green tax on plane tickets will take effect from 2020 which means all tickets for outbound ..

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Black Carbon released by aeroplanes may be affecting ozone, monsoon: Study

According to a recent study by climate researchers, aeroplanes may be ejecting significant amounts of black carbon (BC) which in turn is affecting monsoon,  depleting the ozone layer and quickening glacier melt. The study was conducted by climate researchers from multiple institutions in India including from the Indian Institute of Science and ISRO’s Vikram Sarabhai ..

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