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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?
Nov 12 2012
Today’s 197th Council meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has drawn a number of relevant conclusions in relation to ‘market based measures’ (MBMs) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation.
Sep 26 2012
The Department for Transport has been given 35 days to release data requested by AEF, or else face possible high court action.
Jul 12 2012
PRESS STATEMENT The draft UK aviation policy published today sets out a range of measures for increasing the efficiency of UK aviation, as well as high level goals in relation to climate change, noise and other environmental impacts.
Apr 5 2012
PRESS STATEMENT 05.04.12 The time has come for aviation emissions to be brought within the UK’s carbon budgets, the Government’s official climate advisers said today.
Mar 29 2012
NEWS RELEASE — March 28, 2012 Joint statement by Aviation Environment Federation, Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, Transport & Environment, WWF-UK U.S. airlines give up legal fight against EU anti-pollution law
Jan 12 2012
PRESS RELEASE 10 January 2012 WWF and the Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) today rejected the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) report claiming that new runways are needed in the Southeast in order to meet consumer demand. The CAA’s report ignores the …
Dec 21 2011
Statement by environmental intervenors on U.S. airline’s challenge to EU emissions trading system (ETS) for aviation (Brussels/ London/ San Francisco/ Washington – December 21, 2011) A transatlantic coalition of environmental groups today applauded the decision of Europe’s highest court to …
Oct 6 2011
Advocate General’s opinion bolsters position of Europe and intervening environmental groups in case on EU aviation emissions trading system (ETS)
Aug 25 2011
PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release Following its announcement last year that no new runways would be built at Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted, a Government document published today suggests the policy may be extended throughout the UK.
Jul 12 2011
Ahead of the Government’s response to the Committee on Climate Change report Meeting the UK Aviation Target , a report has been published by Airport Watch, setting out the importance of a sector-specific CO2 target for aviation. A press release follows.