Ships, planes could help EU pay for virus recovery

By |maj 27th, 2020|Aviation, News, shipping|

The European Commission’s €750 billion recovery fund could be covered financially by new sources of revenue, which include extending the EU’s carbon market to the aviation and shipping sectors, the bloc’s executive confirmed on Wednesday (27 May).

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Austria’s Greens defend airline bailout climate-strings against EU Commissioner

By |april 30th, 2020|Adina Valean, Austria, Austrian Airlines, Austrian Greens, Aviation, bailout, coronavirus, COVID-19, European Green Deal, Lufthansa, Lukas Hammer, News, sustainable aviation|

A state aid request by Austrian Airlines could be an opportunity to make the carrier more sustainable. But climate conditioning bailouts was recently given short shrift by the EU's transport Commissioner, who is "undermining the Green Deal", according ...

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Europe’s airlines rebel against social-distancing jet set

By |april 29th, 2020|Aviation, Corona-Virus, News|

Coronavirus social-distancing measures will not work on board aircraft, Europe’s airlines say, as the aviation industry and governments consider how to get planes back in the sky. But carriers elsewhere are willing to trial new ideas.

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EU transport chief cautions against green strings for airline bailouts

By |april 16th, 2020|Airlines, Aviation, CORSIA, News, railways|

European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean told EURACTIV in an interview that the coronavirus outbreak means it is the wrong time to condition state aid for airlines on green measures, but warned the industry to stick to its passenger rights obligations.

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Aerospace giants face massive virus disruption to order books

By |april 7th, 2020|Airbus, Aviation, aviation industry, Avolon, Boeing, coronavirus, COVID-19, economic crisis, News|

The economic crisis caused by the coronavirus is also threatening the aviation industry. While Boeing's production of commercial aircraft is virtually at a standstill, Airbus intends to downsize production. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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‘Flight shame’? Europeans have never flown as frequently

By |februar 7th, 2020|Aviation, aviation emissions, aviation ETS, carbon emissions, environmental protection, flight shame, Fridays for Future, Germany, News, Sweden|

Many people claim they are flying less to protect the environment but the figures say otherwise. The aviation industry is doing better than ever and its emissions have more than doubled since 1990. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Aerospace industry steps up greening efforts

By |december 19th, 2019|aerospace industry, Aviation, Biofuels, carbon tax, CO2 emissions, electrification, European Green Deal, European Parliament, International Air Transport Association, News, United Technologies, Ursula von der Leyen|

With the European Commission under pressure to deliver on its green commitments and increase funding for research and development in the field, aerospace companies are slowly starting to recognise Europe as a trail blazer towards greening their sector.

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Aviation and shipping set to face differing fortunes under EU Green Deal

By |december 5th, 2019|Aviation, News, shipping|

While planes, trains, and automobiles can expect particular attention under the EU’s upcoming Green Deal, the new Commission has already set its sights on cleaning up the transport industry - the only sector of the European economy where emissions are still growing. 

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UEFA faces criticism over carbon footprint for Euro finals

By |maj 31st, 2019|Aviation, carbon footprint, Champions League, Euro 2020, Europa League, football, News, sustainability, UEFA|

Criticism over football carbon footprint erupted as English clubs fans had to travel the world to see their teams playing against each other, thousands of kilometres away from home in Spain and Azerbaijan. 

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Sweden’s new carbon tax

By |april 10th, 2018|Aviation, carbon tax, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, CO2 targets, global warming, News, sustainable development, Sweden|

Sweden has introduced a new carbon tax. From April 1, all passengers boarding a flight departing from Sweden will be charged extra fees. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’environnement reports.

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