TITLE

Plenty of ways to fly greener

AUTHOR(S)
Wastnage, Justin
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;9/28/2007, Issue 67, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the techniques use by some airline industry to reduce carbon emissions and be environment friendly in Australia. According to the author, the techniques used by some airlines include continuous descent and drawing up of flight plans basing on the wind patterns on the day. Other information related to the ways to reduce carbon emissions are also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
27632350

 

Related Articles

  • Determining on-road emissions.  // Tribology & Lubrication Technology;May2008, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p10 

    The article discusses the results of a study on actual road emissions from vehicles, carried out by Donald Stedman and Gary Bishop. Data show that emissions in new vehicles declined by a factor of three during the last decade since 1997, while emissions from older vehicles did not increase over...

  • Mitigation options in a sustainable development world. Pitcher, Hugh M. // Environmental Economics & Policy Studies;2000, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p173 

    A sustainable world has often been assumed to be a world in which climate change will be dealt with automatically. But even in a future which emphasizes sustainability, there will still be limited resources and the need to balance competing demands on these resources. As the list of objectives...

  • No easy route to cutting CO2. Baillieu, Amanda // Building Design;11/27/2009, Issue 1894, p2 

    The article provides the author's view on the issue of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Great Britain. She mentions that claims that the building industry has the technology and the appropriate expertise to make the 50% cut on carbon is dangerous due to the point that clients will...

  • GREENING THE GRID: IMPLEMENTING CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY THROUGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS, AND STRATEGIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM INVESTMENTS. Duane, Timothy P. // Vermont Law Review;Summer2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p711 

    Climate change policy has crossed a tipping point over the past five years: there are now widespread calls for action on the problem after decades of debate about whether climate change is happening, whether it is human-induced, and whether it is a significant problem that we need to deal with...

  • The winds of change.  // Money Marketing;2/12/2009, p52 

    The article reports on the implementation of regulations dealing with climate change in Great Britain. Considering the country's legislative backdrop, the Climate Change Act 2008 introduced a long-term and legally binding model to discuss about climate change, targeting for greenhouse gas...

  • Carbon Offsets 101. Kollmuss, Anja // World Watch;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p9 

    The article focuses on carbon offsets. All fossil-fuel powered vehicles emit carbon dioxide during the operation that collectively contribute a significant share of global annual emissions. Carbon dioxide emission is responsible for climate change. The users of these vehicles can calculate the...

  • Aviation and the Environment: Strategic Framework Needed to Address Challenges Posed by Aircraft Emissions: GAO-03-252.  // GAO Reports;2/28/2003, p1 

    Although noise has long been a problem around airports, the anticipated growth in demand for air travel has also raised questions about the effect of airport operations on air quality. Aviation-related emissions of nitrogen oxides, which contribute to the formation of ozone, have been of...

  • Research shows US has cut emissions.  // ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p31 

    This article reports on the latest data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) which revealed that between 2003 and 2005, U.S. chemical producers reduced overall emissions by 4%. The findings showed that emissions of dioxins and mercury fell by 23% and 9%,...

  • EPA's Carbon Dioxide Challenges. Clarke, David P. // Environmental Forum;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p8 

    The article discusses the carbon dioxide challenges facing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The author talks about the appointment of Gina McCarthy as EPA's administrator and whether she will lead the fight against carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and CO2 regulations. He adds that...

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