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The aviation industry and climate change

Here is the aviation industry blasting the hell out of the EU ETS while it ignores a greater danger looming up behind it: climate change.  Increased turbulence will put off customers, more extreme weather events will increase the cost of … Continue reading

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Flying out or driving in?

Sometimes it is argued that flying is something special, for one reason or another, and therefore it should kept out of the EU ETS.  I looked at some of these special characteristics of flying to see if there are grounds … Continue reading

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The law of the land

Non-compliance with the EU ETS It is reported that several non-EU aviation companies have not complied with their obligations under the EU ETS.  These companies have made flights within the EU which come under the scope of the EU ETS.  … Continue reading

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Ostriches can’t fly

In April 2013 Dr Paul Williams of Reading University and Dr Manoj Joshi of University of East Anglia published a paper on how climate change will increase the incidence of turbulence resulting in additional costs for the aviation industry. This … Continue reading

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Good news for the sky

Amidst a lot of bad news (extinction in Vietnam of the Javan Rhino, slaughter of 800 skylarks in Hungary by Italian hunters, shoot-to-kill search for a hungry shark in Australia), some good news came up about cutting emissions from air … Continue reading

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