AP FACT CHECK: Biden cleaner-jet-fuel plan far from takeoff
September 10, 2021
DALLAS (AP) — President Joe Biden and his team are promoting an agreement reached with the U.S. airline industry to cut aircraft greenhouse-gas emissions 20% by decade's end, but the deal might not fly.
In an announcement Thursday, the White House unveiled an array of measures to reduce climate-changing emissions. The administration is also setting a goal of replacing all of today's kerosene-based jet fuel with cleaner or "sustainable" fuel by 2050.
Climate experts say that while the effort is laudable, the administration's approach is aspirational and unrealistic. The targets are volunt...