Articles tagged “emissions”

Airlines

Airlines’ Emissions Cuts Are Key to Their Corporate Travel Recovery: Report

We are still a long way away from corporate policies actively lowering carbon emissions by airlines or any other industries, but it is promising to see what role they could have.

Airlines’ Emissions Cuts Are Key to Their Corporate Travel Recovery: Report

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Targets Business Class to Cut Its Carbon Footprint

Companies learned during the pandemic that not all business travel was as necessary as previously thought, which makes choosing what's right for the future of the planet both a smart short- and long-term business decision.

Corporate Travel Targets Business Class to Cut Its Carbon Footprint

Airlines

Google Flights Adds Carbon Emission Estimates to Search

Informed consumer choice could help defuse the carbon bomb. But it'll take many actions to respond to the climate emergency.

Google Flights Adds Carbon Emission Estimates to Search

Airlines

White House Aims For 20 Percent Lower Aviation Emissions by 2030

As the race for net carbon neutrality inches closer, governments are looking for ways to incentivize airlines into reducing their carbon footprints. Let's be real, who doesn't like a tax cut, but why can't an airline do the right thing for the sake of the people it serves?

White House Aims For 20 Percent Lower Aviation Emissions by 2030

Airlines

The UN’s Aviation Arm Is Trying to Regulate Airline Emissions

With airlines already responsible for 2 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, it is time for the industry take action to support the environment.

The UN’s Aviation Arm Is Trying to Regulate Airline Emissions

Airlines

Germany Threatens to Penalize Countries Whose Airlines Don’t Comply with EU Emissions Rules

The EU and foreign airlines are coming to a head and one of the players, likely airlines, will end up bending to the others' will.

Germany Threatens to Penalize Countries Whose Airlines Don’t Comply with EU Emissions Rules

Airlines

Global Pressure Forces European Union to Limit Emissions-Cutting Scheme

Threats of a trade war from the U.S. and China have caused the EU to scale back its proposal and soften the requirements on European airlines as well as international carriers. Even if an interim solution is reached, the rules of the game will likely change before a worldwide standard is enforced in 2020.

Airlines

A Marketplace for Airline Emissions that China and the West May Agree On

It's not often that the U.S. and China team up to quash a European environmental initiative. But the U.S. doesn't like being told what do to, and China needs to have the same period of massively irresponsible industrial and commercial growth that Europe experienced in the last two centuries.

Tourism

EU Nations Water Down Airline Emissions Rules to Gain Global Support

The international aviation community has been unable to agree on emissions rules for years, suggesting that any initiative that does get passed will not have nearly the impact needed to make a difference.

EU Nations Water Down Airline Emissions Rules to Gain Global Support

Airlines

UN Assembly Proposes Emissions Rule That Exempts 84 Percent of Countries

Allowing such a large number of countries to essentially ignore the first round of carbon-cutting measures sets up a dangerous precedent for when an industry-wide standard is introduced in 2020. Critics may be addressing a critical policy weakness or just trying to buy time.

UN Assembly Proposes Emissions Rule That Exempts 84 Percent of Countries