Browse by topic: Aviation, Standards

  • Opinion

    Last chance for aviation emissions

    In today's blog, T&E programme manager on aviation Bill Hemmings urges ICAO, at the eve of its governing Council meeting, to finally make significant progress towards a global market-based...

     Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 12:09
  • Publication

    Open letter to the ICAO for a market-based measure to reduce aviation emissions

    In light of this Friday's Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) where the future of a global aviation measure to combat climate change will be decided, 25 NGOs from...

     Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 17:02
  • Opinion

    ICAO: Fighting for relevance

    Will ICAO be able to rise to the challenge of approving a global measure to cut GHG emissions from aircraft? Will such a global measure be convincing enough for the US, China and the other 26...

     Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 12:16
  • News

    Breakthrough on efforts to reduce emissions from aircraft

    Icao proposes ‘metric’ but NGOs still worried whether work will have a real impact

    Efforts to tackle emissions from aviation have taken a hesitant step forward, with the news that the...

     Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 13:03
  • News

    Airlines against obligatory biofuels

    Airlines have told the Commission that making the use of biofuels in aviation obligatory would harm their competitiveness.

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:08
  • News

    This is the moment of truth for Icao

    Editorial by Jos Dings, T&E Director

    If you listen carefully through the cacophony surrounding the inclusion of aviation in Europe’s Emissions Trading System, there is...

     Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 00:35
  • News

    A brave new but uncertain era for aviation and environment

    The world’s first transnational scheme that forces airlines to pay for the costs of their carbon emissions came into effect on 1 January. Following a historic ruling by the European Court...

     Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 00:20
  • Press release

    Suspension of EU-ETS ‘out of the question’, says top EU climate official

    Europe’s top climate official, Jos Delbeke has said Europe will ‘not accept’ retaliatory action against the inclusion of aviation emissions in Europe’s ETS scheme.

     Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 13:48
  • Event

    A New Flightplan: Getting global aviation climate measures off the ground

    Tackling aviation climate change is one of the great political challenges of the moment. This conference aimed to look beyond the current headlines concerning the EU-ETS and examined the why, how...

     Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 13:40