Issue Date: May 31, 1992
ABOUT 176 million tonnes (mt) of aviation fuel was burnt in 1990
-- 14 per cent of the world's consumption of transportation fuel.
This air traffic fuel produced about 550 mt of carbon dioxide,
220 mt of water, and 3.5 mt of nitrogen oxides.
Dean Abrahamson of the University of Minnesota has
calculated what this means in terms of emissions per trip made. A
return trip from New York to New Delhi emits 4.1 tonnes of carbon
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