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Our policy briefs and position papers can also be found in this section.
Airports Commission policy papers
Should the UK build a new runway?
Is a new runway compatible with climate policy?
Oct 6 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th October 2016 Contact: James Lees 020 3102 1509 / email@example.com The Aviation Environment Federation  has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. …
Jun 30 2016
The Government has today (30th June) approved the fifth carbon budget recommended by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Each carbon budget covers a period of four years; the fifth budget will be from 2028-2032 (see GOV.UK website). The budgets ensure …
Jun 30 2016
A Government decision on South East airport expansion has been delayed following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the announcement by David Cameron that he will step down as Prime Minister. Media reports had suggested that the Department …
Mar 21 2016
Leading environmental NGOs today launched FlightPath 1.5, a global campaign dedicated to cutting aviation CO2 emissions and ensuring that aviation contributes its fair share to the goal of limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Aviation was …
Feb 22 2016
MEDIA RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 Monday 22nd February Over 20 groups around airports across the South East and next to Edinburgh Airport affected by recent flight path trials write to David Cameron The letter states airspace policy is “not fit …
Jan 12 2016
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new report  by the environmental group Aviation Environment Federation  has identified that the Government’s aircraft noise policies are risking the health of over one million people and an urgent policy rethink is …
Dec 10 2015
The Government has today announced that a final decision on airport expansion will be delayed until further work on environmental impacts has been undertaken, especially on air quality. The Aviation Environment Federation (AEF), a national NGO campaigning on the environmental impacts …
Oct 15 2015
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Government sidesteps difficult aviation CO2 emissions question in response to Committee on Climate Change Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) is very concerned that the Government made no commitment in today’s (15th Oct) response  to the Committee …
Jul 1 2015
AEF urges the Government to reject the Airports Commission’s recommendation of a third runway at Heathrow, given its insurmountable environmental impacts and widespread opposition.
Jun 30 2015
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Runway recommendation under threat by Climate Committee report: Aviation Environment Federation comment On the eve of the Airports Commission’s runway recommendation, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today told Government it has until 2016 to set out an …