TITLE

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES…

AUTHOR(S)
Baird, Neil
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the move of English cheap flights entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson to attack the shipping industry concerning excess emissions and energy inefficiencies in March 2011. According to him, Branson was trying to divert the attention of consumers from the less efficient aviation industry. He argues that in reality, the shipping sector is more economical, efficient and cleaner than the aviation sector.
ACCESSION #
59778791

 

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