Tagged as "ICAO"
Oct 6 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6 October, 2016 Contact: Tim Johnson, +44 (0) 77 1038 1742 // firstname.lastname@example.org // James Lees +44 (0) 20 3102 1509 // email@example.com Global Aviation Climate Deal Concludes With Mixed Results, Aviation Environment Federation comment Montreal — An overwhelming …
Sep 29 2016
The UN aviation body, ICAO, is hosting its three yearly General Assembly in Montreal, bringing together 191 countries to vote on the future of international aviation emissions. AEF and the international civil society coalition, ICSA, are encouraging states to agree an effective …
Sep 27 2016
Over the next two weeks, government officials, airlines and environmental groups are meeting in Montreal to agree a deal which they hope will allow global climate action for the aviation sector to finally take off. This is important because if …
Aug 9 2016
Big increases in ticket prices would be the only way to reconcile a new runway with climate laws, new analysis shows. Up to £43 would need to be added to a return flight from Manchester to Amsterdam, £162 for a …
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 9 2016
The International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO’s) environment committee has agreed a CO2 standard to be applied to all new in-production commercial and business aircraft delivered from 2028, and a separate technology standard for new aircraft designs from 2020. According to analysis by the …
Nov 26 2015
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is holding COP21 in Paris from the 30th November. Since 1992, the UNFCCC has been the venue for negotiating legally binding agreements on the reduction of carbon emissions. The Kyoto Protocol of 1997 …
Jun 12 2015
Past attempts to find a global way of dealing with aviation’s carbon emissions have fallen short, most recently with European countries like the UK trying to impose a carbon regulation but lacking international support, particularly from across the pond. So today’s announcement by the American Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft are a danger to the health of the public could mark a turning point.
Jun 10 2015
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today announced its long awaited endangerment finding about carbon dioxide emissions from the aviation sector being a threat to public health.
Feb 20 2015
The text for negotiations leading up the Paris climate change talks calls for a global emissions reduction target for aviation and shipping. This serves as a reminder to the UN body ICAO that the aviation sector has to make progress towards tackling its growing emissions.