British Airways taps BP biofuels to offset CO2 from flights between London and COP26

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British airways CEO Sean Doyle and Martin Thomsen, CEO of BP’s aviation division
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British airways CEO Sean Doyle and Martin Thomsen, CEO of BP’s aviation division

British Airways CEO Sean Doyle argues a ‘global system of Sustainable Aviation Fuels’can help drive down CO2 from flying

British Airways is aiming to offset the lifecycle CO2 from flights between London, Edinburgh and Glasgow by "up to 80 per cent" over the course of the upcoming COP26 climate summit, after today announcing...

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