Environment

Airports and CO2 – carbon neutrality is going global

Airports and CO2 – carbon neutrality is going global

As the 39th ICAO General Assembly gathered in Montreal to address emissions from international aviation through a Global Market Based Measure (GMBM), the airport industry has once again demonstrated that it is assuming its responsibility in curbing climate change and contributing to achieving the goal of sustainable and low-emissions aviation. Report by Marina Bylinsky.

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

As the negotiations for a global market-based measure for airline emissions intensify, with all to play for at ICAO in September, we take stock of where airports are in relation to climate change. Seven years on from the launch of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, initially in Europe, we look at how far things have come and consider what is in store for the future. Report by Inês Rebelo.

State of the environmental challenge in Europe today

State of the environmental challenge in Europe today

By Sharon Mahony, Pan-European Single Sky Directorate / Support to SES-related Policies Unit, EUROCONTROL

Eco-friendly Tesla cabs coming to Heathrow

Eco-friendly Tesla cabs coming to Heathrow

Minicabit is introducing eco-friendly Tesla cabs to Heathrow Airport, and its other partners, as its first step to fulfilling its pledge to ensure 25% of its cab fleet nationwide comprises low and zero emission vehicles by 2020.

The year of going Global

The year of going Global

Ahead of the COP21 Conference in Paris in two months’ time, where a new global climate change agreement is supposed to be reached, Inês Rebelo reports on how the airport industry is actively engaged in curbing climate change.