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  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Europe
  • Comments: 4

Capped: How Europes New CO2 Standards Killing Cheap Flights and Saving Slow Travel

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Theres bad news brewing for both hipster-bohemian types and the people who love to hear them wax dramatic about budget Euro airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet how it was

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4 Responses to “Capped: How Europes New CO2 Standards Killing Cheap Flights and Saving Slow Travel”

  1. Gwilym
    on Jul 30th, 2009
    @ 8:37 pm

    People can catch the train…or in Europe use web based rideshare systems which are growing strong…principally out of Germany (where they have been doing it for years) 🙂

  2. seriously
    on Aug 5th, 2009
    @ 3:45 pm

    it’s just a tax – i hate to point out the obvious but you’re being used. the environmentalists are pawns in the political game. I like breathing fresh air as much as the next guy but good luck making any headway when china, india and almost any other emerging nation will be polluting up a storm. Good chance we’ll all kill each other or some other cosmic action beyond our control will do us in before our emissions will.

  3. James
    on Aug 5th, 2009
    @ 6:33 pm

    Dude – You choose to be part of the solution, or part of the problem. Humanity has of course screwed things up, at the same time it has also avoided disasters – no thermonuclear melt down (so far), market internvention on CFC’s and Sulphur emissions. Sure…you can hide in your hole and be a doom merchant – or you believe humanity has always needed some people to make an effort, and today is no different.

  4. G
    on Aug 7th, 2009
    @ 7:52 am

    well if it takes 1.2 tons of CO2 to offset going from London to USA then in theory thats only another 14 Euros for the flight, as the price for carbon allowance giving the right to emit 1 ton of CO2 is 14 euros and split 14 euro’s between a couple hundred customers is nothing at all……..well thats in theory anyway lol.

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