Browse by topic: Aviation, Briefing

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    COP22: aviation emissions under Paris

    Aviation is responsible for an estimated 5% of climate change, however the Paris Agreement left it unclear who is responsible for regulating the sector’s emissions. At the conclusion of COP21, the...

     Monday, November 14, 2016 - 16:02
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    What to expect from ICAO assembly’s talks on a climate deal for aviation

    Aviation is a substantial and growing driver of climate change, currently responsible for almost 5% of global warming. The objectives of the Paris Agreement cannot be achieved without action to...

     Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:06
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    Aviation biofuels: Avoiding past sustainability mistakes

    Aviation is responsible for 5% of man-made climate change; the sector currently emits around 2.3% of annual global CO2 emissions. Without action this is expected to grow considerably.

     Friday, June 17, 2016 - 11:26
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    COP21: Shipping and aviation emissions are the elephants in the room

    Aviation emissions are responsible for 5% of global warming and shipping makes up almost 3% of global CO2. These sectors have a CO2 impact equal to the UK and Germany and are continuing to grow...

     Friday, November 27, 2015 - 13:31
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    Aviation VAT review – solving twin challenges

    Aviation's tax-exempt status has always been an unjustified subsidy to the most carbon-intensive mode of transport. As the EU's commits to further emissions reductions and to a shift towards...

     Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 14:35
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    Vote NO to the dismantling of the Aviation ETS

    The European Parliament's Environment Committee votes on 19 March 2014 on the...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:01
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    50/50 snap back for aviation ETS

    The new Commission proposal cuts the emissions coverage and environmental impact of the aviation Emissions Trading System by two thirds. Only the portion of...

     Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 10:07
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    Global deal or no deal? Your free guide to the ICAO Assembly

     The International Civil Aviation Organisation's 38th triennial Assembly meets in Montreal from 24 September to 4 October 2013. The...

     Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 14:37
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    ICSA documents submitted to the International Civil Aviation Organisation

    ICSA, the International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation, has observer status at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), where it represents environmental NGOs and civil society. T...

     Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:45
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    State aid for airports & airlines

    On 3 July 2013 the European Commission published revised draft guidelines on State aid to airports and airlines. The guidelines need to be urgently ...

     Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 10:22