If the commercial aviation industry were a country, it would rank seventh -- after Germany -- in terms of carbon emissions. And that pollution is projected to more than triple by 2050. I think you’d agree that that's an unacceptable climate threat.
But instead of fighting this fast-growing menace, the EPA wants to pass the buck to a group that's virtually run by the airline industry -- The International Civil Aviation Organization. This agency hasn't produced a single measure to curb aircraft-induced global warming in 18 years.