An Etihad A330-200 in the carrier's newest paint scheme in Dusseldorf (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

ICAO Redefines Fossil Fuels in Attempt to Reduce Global Aviation Emissions

Much to the dismay of environmentalists, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, came to an agreement to declare fossil fuels as “green alternative fuels” to help reduce carbon emissions by the global aviation industry. The agreement is a real head-scratcher for most, requiring a significant amount of mental dexterity to understand. Conventional understanding of green alternative fuels is that they’re a sort of energy that has a minimal environmental impact and release of greenhouse…