News from the AEF
from August 2009
Aug 23 2009
The organisation ‘Transport and Environment’ has published a devastating indictment of ICAO, the ‘International Civil Aviation Organization’. It shows how ICAO have not just failed to act on climate changing emissions, but have sought to obstruct progress. See table belwo that summarises ICAO’s stance.
Aug 21 2009
The latest edition of Flying Green has been sent to AEF members.
Aug 21 2009
A letter from AEF board member Jeff Gazzard on the shortcomings of aviation’s treatment under the emissions trading scheme has been published in the Guardian, under the heading Free ride for airlines on CO2 emissions.
Aug 18 2009
The aerospace sector is to benefit from millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money in an attempt to prop up ailing aircraft manufacturers.
Aug 7 2009
August has so far given us a chance to get on with projects that have been simmering for some time in the background – including analysis of the government’s latest passenger forecasts and work on business jet emissions – while …
Aug 5 2009
The development of high-speed rail services would allow both domestic and short-haul European air travel to be replaced by trains, transport minister Lord Adonis has announced.