National forest credits are good for the airline industry
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In November, the ICAO Council accepted two approaches that generate carbon credits from reduced deforestation, but only those supporting ‘jurisdictional-scale’ programmes.
Airlines and air travellers can play an important role in breaking this logjam by joining other leading corporate voices in expressing their support and demand for national forest credits.
Air travel is not going away, and national forest credits offer airlines the most effective opportunity for near-term action as they accelerate work on longer-term solutions.