Britons top CO2 air travel emissions

The UK produces more carbon emissions from air travel per capita than any other country, the Guardian reported a study as saying on Wednesday.

The average carbon emission for each British flyer was 603 kilograms a year, more than double that of the US at 275 kilograms.

Britons’ predilection for budget airlines, wetter summers and easier access to air travel were all cited as factors by the report by Global TGI, a market research company, which studied 20 countries with high rates of air travel.

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