Mar 21 2009
Tim Johnson meets with the Sustainable Aviation Initiative (an industry group aiming to decrease the environmental impact of aviation: http://www.sustainableaviation.co.uk ) as an Advisory Council Member. The meeting reviewed commitments and priorities in key areas. An update on the Iniatiative’s …
Mar 20 2009
In response to publicity about the climatic impacts of aircraft emissions, it has been said by, among others, Michael O’Leary of Ryanair that we should target road, not air traffic, as its emissions are much greater. Here we look the …
Mar 18 2009
The AEF launches noted economist Brendon Sewill’s latest publication: Airport Jobs: False Hopes, Cruel Hoax, on the economic dis-benefits of airport expansion.
Mar 13 2009
Climate scientists today urged politicians to stand up to “vested interests that increase emissions” and “build on a growing public desire for governments to act” in a new call for effective global action on climate change (Stern attacks politicians over …
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 …
Mar 9 2009
Our focus in the last fortnight seems to have been on airspace issues. As well as giving oral evidence and some follow-up material to the Transport Select Committee, a new story on our website notes that NATS have gone back …
Mar 5 2009
AEF presents at the Omega conference and knowledge dissemination event, on “The Stakeholder View: An Environmental NGO”. AEF’s involvement with the UK’s first academic think-tank on aviation issues has included evaluating new noise metrics to communicate noise disturbance to the …
Mar 4 2009
AEF participates in the Department for Transport’s external advisory group on aviation.