AEF in action
May 21 2013
Discussions on a possible global measure to tackle aviation emissions continue and Tim has spent most of Aprilparticipating in a series of international teleconferences. Our UK work, meanwhile, has focussed on engagement with the Airports Commission as well as finalising …
Mar 28 2013
Our UK policy work this month has been focussed on the work of the Airports Commission (set up to advise Government on whether the UK needs more airport capacity) and on the Government’s own work on noise.
Mar 7 2013
Tim’s work this month has focused on the UN aviation discussions related to both noise and climate change.
Feb 12 2013
Having an office next to the river Thames has both advantages and disadvantages, and we came back to our building after Christmas to find it flooded. But since the doors reopened, there’s been a lot going on.
Sep 24 2012
With Cabinet changes ousting one of the Government’s strongest opponents of a third Heathrow runway, Justine Greening, from her position as Transport Secretary, and Tim Yeo having, over the August Bank Holiday, challenged David Cameron to show whether he was …
Sep 17 2012
With Parliament in recess from the middle of July until the end of August, summer is often a quiet catching up period at AEF. This year, though, a lot of Tim’s time was taken up with volunteering duties at the …
Aug 1 2012
The past fortnight saw the publication of the draft aviation policy framework, and AEF provided initial comment on our website the same day.
Jul 10 2012
MPs and the media both remain very engaged in consideration of the UK’s future aviation strategy. As well as following recent parliamentary debates on aviation, Cait wrote an article (subscriber access only) for ‘Headline Environment’ on our work to prepare for …
Jun 29 2012
Following the Jubilee bank holiday, AEF has been busy on UK, EU and international issues. Tim has been preparing for an important meeting of the environment committee at ICAO – the UN body currently working on possible global solutions to …
Jun 6 2012
While Tim has focussed on international climate work during the past fortnight, Cait has been finalising an AEF briefing paper on the implications of the latest advice from the Committee on Climate Change for aviation policy in the UK.