Browse by topic: Aviation, Briefing

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    Maximising air to rail journeys

    A study commissioned by T&E and conducted by Koios Strategy finds that ambitious modal shift from air to rail would have limited, though important, potential for emissions savings. T&E...

     Monday, July 6, 2020 - 13:02
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    Austrian Airlines' bailout 'climate conditions' explained

    The Austrian government has granted substantial aid to its flag carrier, Austrian Airlines. It is one of the many aid packages granted by member states to national carriers to respond to the Covid...

     Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 09:15
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    Air France's bailout 'climate conditions' explained

    Airline polluters are now seeking tens of billions in taxpayers’ money, according to the ...

     Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 14:18
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    Taxing aviation fuel in the EU: a brief guide

    This briefing explores the aviation sector's status as one of the most undertaxed in Europe and examines the supposed legal obstacles to ending this annomally. It outlines a number of...

     Monday, June 17, 2019 - 17:47
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    Domestic aviation fuel tax in the EU

    This briefing will consider the legal possibilities for imposing a tax on the fuel used in EU member states' domestic aviation. It will consider the relevant treaties and laws: the Chicago...

     Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 14:23
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    Climate risks from the return of supersonic aircraft

    A number of companies have announced efforts to bring back commercial supersonic transport. But, as this briefing outlines, the extraordinary negative environmental impact of these aircraft,...

     Friday, June 1, 2018 - 12:32
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    Brexit and aviation: What is the best scenario for the environment?

    Since the creation of the European Single Aviation Market, the UK and its airlines have greatly benefited for decades from full access to the European market. This access will cease to exist on 29...

     Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:19
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    Will final talks produce a robust vehicle approval system?

    Almost two years since the type approval reform was proposed, the European Parliament, member states and the European Commission are entering the final negotiations to agree the post-Dieselgate...

     Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:14
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    NGOs paper on the ineffective CO2 standard for aircraft from ICAO

    The ICSA submission on the CO2 standard for new aircraft agreed at the United Nations' ICAO CAEP (Committee on Aviation Environment Protection) meeting in February 2016.

     Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:42
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    Aviation ETS vote in plenary - No blank cheque for ICAO

    Flights to and from Europe have been automatically re-included in EU ETS since the start of 2017. In February the Commission proposed, in response to development at ICAO, to once more exempt these...

     Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:55