Member States and Commission warn against further weakening aviation environmental standards
As least six European countries have threatened to pull out of the aviation industry’s sustainability scheme if its environmental standards are weakened any further.
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)’s scheme,...
Virgin Atlantic: A small victory in a bigger battle
Controversy has long plagued the Oddar Meanchey carbon offset project in Cambodia.
Solid evidence has been in the public domain for years that forests supposed to be protected by the project—which has been backed by the United...
While climate change wreaks havoc, airlines hide plans to double emissions behind a widely discredited scheme.
In Bonn last month delegates from around the world discussed how to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement – which aims to tackle the greatest threat currently facing the planet.
At exactly the same time almost 6,000...
Airlines’ ‘action’ on climate change means doubling emissions
This press release exposes the flaws in the airline industry’s plans to offset its carbon emissions.
Blog: Aviation industrys carbon offsetting plans keep flying into trouble
Keeping global warming below 1.5°C - which the Paris Agreement strives to – means fundamental changes for industries from energy to transport. Yet the aviation sector - one of the planet’s biggest emitters of carbon dioxide (CO2)...
How UN aviation deal is cheating the climate