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Environment & Climate Change - Articles and news items

Whitepaper: Off aerodrome reporting software

Whitepapers  •  15 September 2016  •  Scarecrow Group Limited

Scarecrow Group Limited offer a whitepaper discussing the important issue of attempting to prevent wildlife/bird strike at aerodromes...

Gatwick building first airport waste plant of its kind as it leads the way in recycling

Airport news  •  7 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Gatwick, in partnership with DHL, is set to become the first hub in the world able to dispose of Category 1 airport waste on site and convert it into energy, the airport announced today...

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport achieves carbon neutral status

Airport news  •  30 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has become the first carbon neutral airport in France following certification by the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.

Airport expansion plans must consider the environment

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  15 August 2016  •  Chris Ferrary, Head of Delivery and Innovation, Temple

Chris Ferrary, Head of Delivery and Innovation at Temple shares his views on the ethical and ecological imperatives that must accompany airport expansion...

Heathrow saves 130 million litres of water with new technology

Airport news  •  8 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

London Heathrow Airport’s new water treatment technology has allowed Europe’s busiest airport to save more than 130 million litres of water

First ever round-the-world solar flight successfully completed

Airport news  •  26 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The first ever round-the-world solar flight has been successfully completed, landing in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on 26 July 2016.

A4E calls on governments to support UN proposed carbon emissions offset scheme

Airport news  •  22 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Airlines for Europe (A4E) have called on all governments to support the United Nations’ proposed carbon emissions offset scheme to ensure the airline industry can tackle climate change at a global level.

Powered by the sun – Adelaide Airport

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  7 July 2016  •  Phil Hogan, Facilities Manager & Stephanie Bolt, Environment Manager - Adelaide Airport

Following Adelaide Airport’s recent solar installation, which is the largest rooftop solar system in any Australian airport, Facilities Manager, Phil Hogan, and Environment Manager, Stephanie Bolt, reveal how the airport is leading the way in sustainability…

NATS reports fall in greenhouse gas aircraft emissions in 2015

Airport news  •  27 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

NATS has revealed there was a reduction in greenhouse gas aircraft emissions during 2015 according to its annual Responsible Business report.

Airlines can meet climate goals without cutting corners says WWF

Airport news  •  7 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

WWF is calling on the industry to commit to high quality carbon credits and sustainable alternative fuels in order to meet their climate goals.

AeroParker helps airports in their commitment to carbon neutrality

Airport news  •  23 May 2016  •  AeroParker

There has been an ever increasing pressure on airports to implement more eco-friendly measures. Not only does the responsibility of greener approaches create a clearer message to passengers, it’s also an opportunity for new business developments within future airport plans.

Gatwick recognised by Carbon Trust for ongoing reduction in carbon emissions

Airport news  •  3 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Gatwick Airport has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for ongoing reductions in carbon emissions and water use and improving waste management.

Creating a sustainable future for the airport industry

Issue 2 2016  •  4 April 2016  •  Michael Gill, Executive Director of the Air Transport Action Group

Michael Gill, Executive Director of the Air Transport Action Group, reveals how the industry is working collaboratively to meet ambitious CO2 emissions targets...

Munich Airport: Innovative and sustainable

Issue 2 2016  •  4 April 2016  •  Philipp Ahrens, Director of the Satellite Project Team, Munich Airport

Munich Airport’s €900 million Satellite Terminal project – which is set to increase capacity at the airport by 11 million passengers while generating 40% less CO2 emissions than existing terminal buildings – is now entering the final stages of completion. Philipp Ahrens, Director of the Satellite Project Team, reveals the airport’s innovative and sustainable terminal system...

Aerotropolis: Defined

Airport Extra  •  15 March 2016  •  Dr Sarkar

Airports, like cities, are never static. They are constantly evolving in form and function. Historically, airports have been understood as places where aircraft operate, including runways, control towers, terminals, hangers and other facilities which directly serve aircraft, passengers and cargo...

 

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