WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 9 February

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Getty Images Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai is the highest-paid CEO in the United States, a UN-backed coalition has launched the first global emissions standard for air travel, two US government departments have played down the potential leak of hacked details of up to 30,000 staff, and more. Get WIRED Awake sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning by 8am. Click here to sign up to the WIRED Awake newsletter. 1. First global emissions standard for commercial aircraft Air travel is responsible for around five percent of global carbon emissions, but until now there has been no standard on which to judge aircraft and airlines. A coalition of 23 countries working with the United Nations has agreed to change that — after six years…


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