TITLE

Europe set for tough debate on curbing aircraft emissions

AUTHOR(S)
Giles, Jim
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Nature;8/11/2005, Vol. 436 Issue 7052, p764
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of the European Commission to release a proposal to reduce aircraft emissions. Use of emissions trading to limit emissions from other European industries; Percentage of global greenhouse gases emitted by the aviation industry; Difficulty of quantifying the impact of airline emissions.
ACCESSION #
17914018

 

Related Articles

  • Tricks of the trade. Baker, John // ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p20 

    The article focuses on the status of the emissions-trading scheme (ETS) being conducted by the European Union (EU). ETS will be operating in its second phase and the EU has undertaken that, by the end of this period, the scheme is expected to cut greenhouse gas emission by 8% from a 1990...

  • Greenhouse targets at risk, warns Brussels. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;7/23/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p10 

    Enumerates European states named by the European Commission as likely to miss their targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Decline in the emission of greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol in 2002; Prospects for emissions trading scheme of the Commission in 2005.

  • Airlines in emissions trap. Taylor, Ian // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;5/26/2006, Issue 1822, p4 

    This article reports that airlines could reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by canceling half-full flights or transferring passengers if the burden of European Commission (EC) rules on cancelled flights was lifted. According to Geoffrey Atkinson, Monarch Airlines company secretary and group...

  • Emission Commotion.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/18/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 24, p63 

    The article reports that the European Commission faces a difficult decision on whether to stick to its go-it-alone approach on emissions trading for airlines, or step back to find a compromise more palatable to carriers and foreign governments. Airlines are asking the European Union to change...

  • Aviation cap set by commission.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2011, Issue 434, p64 

    The article reports on the announcement by the European Commission (EC) about the emissions cap for the aviation industry. The EC is reported to enter the European Union (EU) emissions trading scheme in January 2012. More than 4,000 aircraft operators flying within the EU will join around 11,000...

  • Untitled.  // Utility Week;10/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p9 

    The article reports that the European Commission is considering a burden-sharing plan to parcel out the European Union's pledge to cut its overall greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020. In one proposal on the table individual national targets would range from a 47% cut in emissions in Bulgaria...

  • Individual-Based Allometric Equations Accurately Measure Carbon Storage and Sequestration in Shrublands. Mason, Norman W. H.; Beets, Peter N.; Payton, Ian; Burrows, Larry; Holdaway, Robert J.; Carswell, Fiona E. // Forests (19994907);Feb2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p309 

    Many studies have quantified uncertainty in forest carbon (C) storage estimation, but there is little work examining the degree of uncertainty in shrubland C storage estimates. We used field data to simulate uncertainty in carbon storage estimates from three error sources: (1) allometric biomass...

  • Importance of local participation in achieving equity in benefit-sharing mechanisms for REDD+: a case study from the Juma Sustainable Development Reserve. Gebara, Maria Fernanda // International Journal of the Commons;Aug2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p473 

    Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) in tropical countries is now a critical piece of any international agreement that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. An important issue refers to the distribution of benefits or, in other words, benefit sharing mechanisms....

  • Carbon Tax with Reinvestment Trumps Cap-and- Trade. Sewalk, Stephen // Pace Environmental Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, preceding p580 

    The article introduces carbon tax with reinvestment, whereby all taxes raised by the carbon tax are reinvested into specific low-to-no carbon energy sources resulting in a systematic reduction in total carbon emissions. It elucidates the term "carbon tax" and reviews the current opinion...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics