Google accused of airbrushing carbon emissions in flight search results

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Google has been accused of airbrushing aviation emissions, after the company changed its flight search engine to halve the CO2 emissions attributed to any given trip. The company said it made the change following consultations with its "industry partners" It affects the carbon calculator embedded in the company's "Google Flights" search tool. Some experts say Google's calculations now represent just over half of the real impact of flights.
Published 4 months ago · Mountain View, United States Photography The Independent

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