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Aviation sector fails to meet key climate targets

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The aviation sector has missed most of its 50 key climate targets over the past 20 years, with all bar one either missed, revised or ignored completely

Experts say the findings indicate the UK government’s plans to have companies self-regulate on climate are failing, with air travel accounting for just over 2 percent of all human-caused carbon emissions.

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo a Boeing 777X airplane takes off on its first flight with the Olympic Mountains in the background at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

In this latest air targets report, the researchers look at climate targets starting and finishing between 2000 and 2021.

In 2007, Virgin Atlantic set a 30 percent CO2 reduction target by 2020, but when 2020 rolled around, the airline dropped the goal altogether.

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The study says examples like this indicate how climate target setting is really just a smokescreen for business as usual, giving “an impression of progress and action”.

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Warner Brothers & Discovery considers splitting up to boost stock value

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Warner Bros Discovery is considering a strategic breakup to enhance its stock performance, according to a Financial Times report.

The potential move aims to unlock value by separating its media assets from its reality TV and lifestyle businesses.

This decision follows pressure from investors to improve stock performance, amidst challenges in the media industry #featured #trending

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Investors worldwide grow increasingly optimistic about Trump winning the election

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Investors are increasingly optimistic about Donald Trump’s potential re-election, prompting a resurgence in the so-called ‘Trump trade’.

Market participants are closely monitoring Trump’s political strategies and public sentiment, influencing their investment decisions.

Kyle Rodda from Captial.com joins to discuss all the latest.

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Netflix expands use of ads despite slow subscriber growth

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Netflix is intensifying its efforts to introduce an ad-supported tier amidst a plateau in subscriber growth.

The streaming giant hopes to attract new users and boost revenue by offering a cheaper alternative that includes advertisements.

This move marks a significant shift from its traditional ad-free model, reflecting Netflix’s response to competitive pressures and evolving consumer preferences.

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