This report intends to satisfy the many demands for information and analysis on the issue of aviation and climate change coming from policymakers, the media and interested citizens. It brings together the findings of recent studies in light of the current political debate and discussions taking place about a range of policy options.
Proposals from environmental organisations for a realistic and ambitious Sustainable Development Strategy to be adopted by the June 2006 European Summit. Including comments on the review of the Strategy presented by the European Commission on December 13, 2005.
This position paper has been published in response to enquiries from stakeholders and the media about the potential for environmental benefits resulting from the French government’s proposed “airline-ticket solidarity tax” which will be introduced in July 2006 to raise development funds.