Carbon-neutral flying already technically feasible, says German transport expert

By |november 4th, 2019|air travel, blending quota, climate protection, CO2 emissions, domestic flights, e-fuels, flying, Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Matthias von Randow, the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Association of the German Transport Industry, spoke about carbon-neutral aviation fuels and the difficulties of rolling them out on a mass scale.

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Air travel growth suggests ‘sustainable’ and ‘development’ are not compatible

By |oktober 4th, 2019|air travel, Aviation and airlines, aviation ETS, News, Sustainable Development Goals, UN Sustainable Development Summit|

Air travel is not the only threat to life on earth, but it is a useful barometer of runaway economic growth and development that, if allowed to continue unmitigated, will irreparably harm the planet, writes Jonathan Gornall.

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German Greens want to ban domestic flights by 2035

By |julij 24th, 2019|air travel, Andreas Scheuer, aviation tax, Deutsche Bahn, flights, kerosene tax, News, Railway system, trains|

Germany's Greens plan to make domestic flights 'largely obsolete' by 2035. To this end, they want to introduce a tax on kerosene and gradually increase rail traffic. The EU, however, is far from finding a solution on how to tax air travel. EURACTIV Ger...

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Why we are far from imposing a tax on kerosene

By |julij 12th, 2019|air travel, CO2, CORSIA, Emissions trading scheme, EU ETS, FDP, free democrats, Germany, kerosene, kerosene tax, News, Paris Climate Agreement, tax|

France introduced a tax on airline tickets this week. However, this does not really replace a tax on kerosene, which continues to be tax-exempt across Europe. But why is the EU not introducing such a tax? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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