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.
The sixth meeting of the Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection took place in Montreal, 2-12 February 2004. T&E provides an overview of the disappointing outcomes of this meeting and urges Europe now to take the lead in dealing with emissions from aviation.