State Department says an all encompassing emissions pact is the focus of meeting of countries opposed to the EU carbon trading scheme. Previous talks focused on countering the EU plans.
Forget untried fuels and expensive infrastructure projects, promoting healthy traffic flows can stem the tide of growing carbon emissions.
Solar energy is not just for topping up tans and powering calculators, RTCC has put together ten alternative uses for solar power, some old, some new, some fun, some life changing.
The inclusion of airlines in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme could be a “deal breaker” for global climate change negotiations, says India’s environment minister.
EU efforts to ban highly polluting fuels and cost the effects of airline emissions are being thwarted for the sake of short-term economic goals.
Some carriers could add million dollar profits annually to individual routes with EU destinations say The Environmental Defence Fund’s Annie Petsonk and Adam Peltz.
Bill passing through parliament now as “coalition of the unwilling” meet in Moscow.
All flights landing or taking off from EU airports to be included in emissions trading scheme from January 2012.
China Air Transport Association and airlines prepare lawsuit as country’s aviation watchdog appeals for EU to back down.
£34bn project receives cross party support as US and China plans falter
Aviation could run on sustainable fuels by 2050, but current designs of planes mean liquid fuel – particularly biofuels – will have a role for at least 50 years, according to British Airways’ Environmental Manager.
Climate change protection integrated into landmark infrastructure proposal for London
As the US House of Representative’s vote to US exclude airlines from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, British Airways voices concerns over non-compliance by non-EU states as the scheme is rolled out
Sir Richard Branson hails new fuel made from waste gases as a ‘major breakthrough’, predicting flights by 2014 with 50 per cent lower emissions
As the first biofuel planes take to the sky in the UK and Spain; hailed as the first step towards lower emissions, green groups condemn them as environmentally harmful