News from the AEF
from July 2008
Jul 22 2008
Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, appeared by videolink at a Westminster event last week to highlight the role that new videoconferencing and telepresencing technologies can play in reducing the need for business travel.
Jul 22 2008
On Monday 21st July the BBC television programme ‘Panorama’ was devoted to Heathrow expansion.
Jul 18 2008
The Summer 08 Newsletter has been published.
Jul 14 2008
Noise blight is a fact of life for many of those living close to aerodromes. Solutions to the problem are frequently inadequate. Many AEF members have concerns about the levels of noise they experience, and how airport planning affects the …
Jul 8 2008
Aviation emissions are set to soar, but the EU scheme supposed to tackle them will have little impact on the sector’s growing carbon footprint. A deal approved today by the European Parliament will, from 2012, see the aviation sector becoming …
Jul 7 2008
The DfT (Department for Transport) told AEF and others at at the ‘External Advisory Group’ that the government decision on Heathrow will be delayed until the autumn. This is apparently due to the volume of responses to the consultation and additional work to be done on air …