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Ten Reasons why an Aviation Fuel Tax is Good for European Citizens

European finance ministers are due to meet tomorrow (Thursday 17/2) at the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels. Proposals for introducing a European aviation fuel tax will be discussed. Today, the European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E) presents ten key reasons why such a measure would benefit European citizens.

Published on February 16, 2005 - 15:30

31/01/2005 - Tackling the Global Warming Impact of Aviation , Brussels

In a one-day seminar held at the European Parliament, and hosted by Chris Davies MEP, T&E brought together experts, industry, policy makers and NGOs.  Under discussion: future European action to combat the rapidly-growing contribution of the aviation sector to global warming.  For more information, download the full announcement.

Published on December 20, 2004 - 12:07

Aviation and global warming after the 2004 ICAO Assembly

At last week's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal, Europe fought for the right to tackle emissions from the growing aviation sector. In a briefing published today, T&E examine Europe's options now that ICAO has postponed a final decision on emissions charging until the next Assembly in 2007. The conclusion?

Published on October 12, 2004 - 16:31

Tony Blair Challenged to 'Match Words With Deeds' on Aviation

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has apparently recognised the impact of aviation o­n climate change (BBC News 15-09-04).  In today's Financial Times, Jos Dings challenges him to 'match words with deeds' regarding a proposed disastrous Resolution o­n the table for the forthcoming International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal (starting 28 September).  For more information o­n the environmental threat posed by the Resolution, click here.

Published on September 21, 2004 - 10:08