News item update!

16-Oct-2007

MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

Plane English

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about whether it is more damaging to the environment to travel by plane than by other forms of transport. Go to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

For different opinions on air travel and its effects on the environment, students could have a look at the views of the following organizations mentioned in the news item:

British Airline Pilots’ Association

Greenpeace

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