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Government approves fifth carbon budget but no aviation emissions plan

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 …

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Flightpath 1.5 campaign launches 100 days after the Paris Agreement to urge the UN to tackle aviation’s CO2 emissions

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 …

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Government delays runway decision, AEF reaction

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)[1], a national NGO campaigning on the environmental impacts …

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​Government sidesteps difficult aviation CO2 emissions question in response to Committee on Climate Change

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ​Government sidesteps difficult aviation CO2 emissions question in response to Committee on Climate Change Aviation Environment Federation (AEF)[1] is very concerned that the Government made no commitment in today’s (15th Oct) response [2] to the Committee …

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Runway recommendation under threat by Climate Committee report: Aviation Environment Federation comment

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 …

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