How the airline industry recovers from COVID-19 could determine who gets organ transplants

As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.

Ronghuo Zheng, Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin • conversation
Sept. 28, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: health medicine business covid-19 coronavirus pandemic organ-transplant transportation airlines kidney-transplant organ-transplantation

Green bailouts: relying on carbon offsetting will let polluting airlines off the hook

Carbon offsetting is better regulated than it once was, but it's no solution to the climate crisis.

Ben Christopher Howard, Doctoral Researcher in Nature-based Solutions, University of Birmingham • conversation
May 27, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: bailout net-zero-emissions-2050 airlines aviation flights carbon-offsets emissions-trading airline-bankruptcies

Why airline bailouts are so unpopular with economists

Any bailout should include conditions that the airline reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford • conversation
May 6, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: carbon-emissions bailout airlines air-travel

Why 231 economists felt airline bailouts represented poor taxpayer value

Any bailout should include conditions that the airline reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford • conversation
May 6, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: carbon-emissions bailout airlines air-travel

Destination: green airline bailouts

Any bailout should include conditions that the airline reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford • conversation
May 6, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: carbon-emissions bailout airlines air-travel

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