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Airlines are demanding the rewriting of a global agreement designed to cut aviation carbon emissions in wake of coronavirus crisis

Airlines are demanding the rewriting of a global agreement designed to cut aviation carbon emissions in wake of coronavirus crisis

Should we be surprised? The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association for airlines, claimed a scheme to offset any rise in emissions would place an “inappropriate economic burden” on operators already struggling with the impact of the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown. But climate campaigners have said any bailouts should come with environmental strings … Continue reading

Aviation and the energy transition

Aviation and the energy transition

While we are starting to see some technical advances, aviation is still a major concern as we look for every opportunity to reduce GHG emissions. Ryan Katz-Rosene, assistant professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Political Studies writes a good article in the Policy Options website about the policy dilemma.   The policy dilemma … Continue reading

In search of more sustainable aviation fuel

In search of more sustainable aviation fuel

Policymakers have struggled to know what to do about emissions coming from the aviation sector. Aviation has rapidly expanded in recent decades as our desire to travel to the four corners of the globe grow and grow. Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield writes on The Conversation website about … Continue reading