Travel industry backs strong Paris climate deal

While the big show at COP21 in Paris is addressing the big picture of how to address Climate Change, I often forget the work individual groups and industries are doing to address it. The Travel Industry has a lot to lose if we don’t curb destruction of the climate, especially when the result increasing sea levels and violent weather patterns. The industry could play a a similar role gasoline providers did during the Clean Air Act debates in the United States, as well as Dupont when it lobbied for the Montreal Protocols. Buy-in from the private sector is crucial to getting national governments onboard, especially the US Congress. Republican lawmakers have pledged to block and roll back clean air regulations, regardless of a deal in Paris.

Source: Travel industry backs strong Paris climate deal

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