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