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Airlines can have greener future after COVID-19

Pandemic and flight-shame movement must lead aviation to respect environment more

| China
Boeing 747 climbing after take-off: some jurisdictions are putting a price on aviation emissions.   © Universal Images Group/Getty Images

Hongming Liu is Manager, Global Climate Change, at advocacy group the Environmental Defense Fund.

No one in the aviation industry expects air travel, which slumped as customers shied away and countries brought down their borders on pandemic fears, to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels any time soon.

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