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Category Name: Climate

‘For a song down the tubes’

The plane, the means of transport that had to provide a closer world, threatens to grow into a climate killer. Can aviation be sustainable in time? Or should we restrict the sector? ‘For a snack to the Philistines’ is the literal translation of Google Translate of the heading of a Dutch article which says that […]

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‘Ration on climate unfriendly products’

We reward our own pieces of good environmental behaviour with extra benefits that largely negate this profit. Above all, others must also do something more about the environment. In this way we will never achieve the climate goals of Paris, can be read in an article in de Volkskrant of 17 February (Plus-article, for now […]

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EU doubts about COP21 CO2 rules

[metaslider id=5556] Aviation is far away from reaching Paris climate targets after the European Commission proposed not to regulate CO2 from flights from and to Europe, wrote Transport & Environment on February 3. Reuters also reports that foreign flights slip under the radar of EU emissions limits.

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The dark side of air transport

A good brochure on emissions by aviation affecting climate change and citizens’ health with some consideration on economic aspects. Written by a group of activists defending the point of view of the citizens, this brochure is mostly in French with the good parts in English (summary, introduction and conclusion). You will find it here : […]

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A Petition to Include Air Transport in the COP 21

Air Transport should be included in the COP 21 discussion - a PETITION French environmental and residents groups together with UECNA: UFCNA - UNION FRANCAISE CONTRE LES NUISANCES DES AERONEFS FNE - FRANCE NATURE ENVIRONNEMENT  FNE IdF - FRANCE NATURE ENVIRONNEMENT ILE-DE-FRANCE  have signed a commun statement that can be found here :       [...]
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