May 21 2010
PRESS RELEASE 21.05.10 The Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) has welcomed the Con-Lib coalition statement which confirms that there will be no new runway at Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted. AEF also welcomes the change in how aviation will be taxed. [note]
Feb 8 2010
PRESS RELEASE 08.02.10 Airport ‘noise action plans’ will fail to tackle impacts on local communities, a study by environmental campaigners has found.
Dec 8 2009
PRESS RELEASE Committee on Climate Change advice to meet UK carbon targets: slash passenger numbers, cut flights, raise ticket prices, boost rail and video-conferencing
Sep 9 2009
PRESS RELEASE Aviation should plan for deep cuts in its CO2 emissions compared to baseline projections, the Committee on Climate Change told government today.
Jun 5 2009
PRESS RELEASE The high level advisory group responsible for drawing up plans to tackle the growth in emissions from international aviation has failed to agree any binding targets for the sector.
Mar 11 2009
PRESS RELEASE For immediate use A new study of the employment provided by airports and airlines from the economist Brendon Sewill concludes that the Government should stop giving people false hopes about the number of jobs which would be created …
Oct 7 2008
Press release International aviation should form part of the UK’s climate strategy, but need not be included in the 5-yearly budgets that will constrain UK emissions under the Climate Change Bill, says the Government’s advisory body.
Jul 18 2008
Press Release Thursday 17th July 2008 Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the UN IPCC, challenges UK businesses to change behaviour – a message endorsed by influential Westminster politicians and environment groups.
Jul 9 2008
Press release Aviation emissions are set to soar, but a new EU agreement supposed to tackle them will have little impact on the sector’s growing carbon footprint, say campaigners. A deal approved today by the European Parliament will, from 2012, …
May 23 2008
Position paper In December 2006 the European Commission proposed a Directive for inclusion of aviation in the European Emissions Trading Scheme. Political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers is required for the proposal to become law. …