Sustainable Aviation and the UK government hosted a panel event at COP26 on ‘Delivering Jet Zero’, to discuss the importance of delivering a net zero aviation industry by 2050.
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Five areas have been identified that need further support in order to make sure that the UK aviation industry continues to lead the world in aviation decarbonisation.
UK companies will be able to bid for a share of £15 million to pioneer new technologies to convert everyday waste into sustainable aviation fuel.
As part of its efforts to build back better from the pandemic and improve connectivity, the UK government has set out a range of measures for the UK’s aviation and transportation network.
Leaders across the coalition have called on the Prime Minister to support the development of sustainable aviation fuel and electric, hybrid and hydrogen powered aircraft.
NATS' Aviation Index 2020 survey found that 70 per cent of people are now demanding that climate change action be the aviation industry’s top priority.
Sustainable Aviation has said that prioritising aviation in the COVID-19 economic recovery strategy will enable a faster recovery for the UK.
Since beginning operation in 1910, Southampton Airport has been a consistent aviation pioneer, and has now shifted its focus to the development of sustainable operations.
The Aviation Environment Federation has called on the UK to ensure that the aviation industry works to achieve the net-zero target.
The CCC looks at how to bring IAS emissions formally within the UK’s net-zero target, setting out the rationale and the implications for the UK’s climate strategy.
Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) report recommends that the government should reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.