This letter to European Environment Ministers was sent as input to the discussion on Sustainable Mobility scheduled for the Council meeting on 14th October 2004. It was sent jointly by T&E and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB).
At last week's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal, Europe fought for the right to tackle emissions from the growing aviation sector. In a briefing published today, T&E examine Europe's options now that ICAO has postponed a final decision on emissions charging until the next Assembly in 2007. The conclusion?
In October 2004 ICAO, the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organisation, will hold its triennial Assembly. A resolution is on the table with disastrous wording for the future on environmental policy in aviation, not just at international level, but also at regional level.
Four-page briefing document on the stricter emission limits for vehicle engines that the European Commission is expected to draft in 2005. ** Update 09/2005 ** T&E has published a new position paper on EURO 5 in response to a European Commission Public Consultation launched Summer 2005.