Air industry chiefs call for global emissions deal

Reuters: Aviation leaders called on Monday for a global carbon emissions scheme for their industry, arguing that an emerging patchwork of regional and national systems could bring more, not less, environmental damage. The call, from airlines, plane and engine manufacturers, air traffic control organizations and airports, was twinned with a pledge to push ahead rapidly to achieve widespread use of biofuels on commercial flights. Delegates at a two-day "Aviation and Environment" …