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An who works for British Airways (BA) has told about the company creating more CO2. The unnamed person is a - someone who tells the truth about company . The whistleblower said BA and many other airlines use "fuel-tankering" to save . However, fuel-tankering is very bad for the . Scientists say it adds to global warming. Fuel-tankering is when airplanes store extra to get to their destination and back. This means the saves money by paying for all the fuel in its country instead of buying more expensive fuel at its destination. Scientists say fuel-tankering puts as much CO2 in the air each year as a large .

A about British Airways and fuel-tankering was shown on the BBC this . In the documentary, the CEO of BA promised to look at how it carries fuel. He said the airline uses the fuel-tankering method and said it was "maybe the thing to do". The money saved by fuel-tankering for flight is very small, but there is a big to the environment. A flight from London to Italy had three tons of fuel. The airline saved just $50 on the flight but an extra 600kg of CO2 was put into the . Greenpeace said this was a "classic example of a company putting profit before planet". It said: "They'll happily pour extra fuel on the fire for a small boost to their margin."

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