UN Secretary General urges states to hasten towards aviation agreements, as high level meetings commence in Montreal
Morning summary: WWF says ICAO has made virtually no progress over the last 16 years to agree a global deal for aviation emissions
Analysis: Europe’s attempts to impose a global aviation emissions trading scheme look isolated – it now has to decide how much it wants to pursue this policy
Draft text to be presented at ICAO Council meeting next week suggests decision on global deal will be delayed
Industry group representing 84% of air traffic calls on politicians to sign deal to force airlines to offset growth in their emissions post 2020
UN talks this week aimed at cutting the climate impact of aviation and shipping but support from the US will be crucial
Limit on sulphur content could have major impact on region’s sulphur emissions with significant benefit for environment and health
The EU is preparing to ‘stop the clock’ on aviation’s inclusion in its carbon trading scheme, and has given the UN’s international aviation authority 12 months to resolve the situation
Virgin Atlantic lays out the potential carbon and cost savings from using innovative software to track flight efficiency, in its 2012 sustainability report.
After latest meeting of countries opposed to the EU’s aviation carbon trading regulations, the industry says emissions should be the focus; legal loophole could leave decision to Burkina Faso, Morocco, and Swaziland.