Irish firm joins nine coal plants on list, with carbon emissions up nearly 50% in last five years
Ryanair has become the first non-coal company to join Europe’s top 10 carbon emitters, according to EU figures.
The Irish airline, which transports 130 million people a year, declared 9.9 megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2018, up 6.9% on last year and 49% over the last five years, according to raw data in the EU’s latest emissions trading system registry.
Original Title: ‘Ryanair is the new coal’: airline enters EU’s top 10 emitters list
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