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We post all our press releases in this section on the day they are released. For more information or any media enquiries please contact the AEF office on 0203 859 9371 or info@aef.org.uk and we will handle your enquiry as soon as possible.

 


Further comment from AEF on today’s aviation consultations

02/02/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cait Hewitt // cait@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371                 Tim Johnson// tim@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371 Key questions on climate change and public health remain unanswered in Government consultations The Government has today published several …

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AEF reacts to Government launch of major consultations on Heathrow expansion and airport change

02/02/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cait Hewitt // cait@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371 The Government has today announced that it will be launching major consultations on Heathrow expansion and on airspace change. Initial reaction from Cait Hewitt, Deputy Director at …

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Dark day for communities and for the UK’s chance of tackling climate change, as Heathrow announcement shows reckless disregard for environmental targets

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The environmental NGO, Aviation Environment Federation [1], which represents communities around the UK’s airports, has strongly criticised the Government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow. Cait Hewitt, AEF Deputy Director, said: This is …

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Global Aviation Climate Deal Concludes With Mixed Results, Aviation Environment Federation comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6 October, 2016 Contact: Tim Johnson, +44 (0) 77 1038 1742 // tim@aef.org.uk // James Lees +44 (0) 20 3102 1509 // james@aef.org.uk Global Aviation Climate Deal Concludes With Mixed Results, Aviation Environment Federation comment Montreal — An overwhelming …

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​Heathrow air pollution research challenged by Aviation Environment Federation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th October 2016 Contact: James Lees 020 3102 1509 / james@aef.org.uk The Aviation Environment Federation [1] has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. …

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Government approves fifth carbon budget but no aviation emissions plan

The Government has today (30th June) approved the fifth carbon budget recommended by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Each carbon budget covers a period of four years; the fifth budget will be from 2028-2032 (see GOV.UK website). The budgets ensure …

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Flightpath 1.5 campaign launches 100 days after the Paris Agreement to urge the UN to tackle aviation’s CO2 emissions

Leading environmental NGOs today launched FlightPath 1.5, a global campaign dedicated to cutting aviation CO2 emissions and ensuring that aviation contributes its fair share to the goal of limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Aviation was …

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