'Bad precedent': Aviation industry opts to water down flagship climate plan

Michael Holder
clock
The CORSIA agreement had set a target for carbon neutral growth from 2020
Image:

The CORSIA agreement had set a target for carbon neutral growth from 2020

UN aviation body ICAO condemned by climate campaigners for controversially changing CORSIA carbon offset scheme rules

The global aviation industry has been accused of backtracking on its climate commitments after controversially agreeing to change the rules for its forthcoming carbon reduction scheme in light of the disruption...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Aviation

Gridserve set to accelerate EV infrastructure rollout with £200m investment boost

Gridserve set to accelerate EV infrastructure rollout with £200m investment boost

Clean energy pioneer reveals it has secured £200m from Infracapital to help drive ambitious transport decarbonisation plans

clock 08 August 2022 • 2 min read
Woody biomass is a feedstock for biofuels | Credit: iStock

Cure or curse: Can 'next-generation' biofuels turbocharge the net zero transition?

Can next generation biofuels win over their detractors and confirm their position as a critical commodity in the net zero transition? Wood Mackenzie's top biofuels experts offer their take

Cecilia Keating
clock 08 August 2022 • 12 min read
Sustainable fishing projects net government funding boost

Sustainable fishing projects net government funding boost

Seventeen projects awarded funding from the £100m UK Seafood Fund, which aims to promote sustainable fishing practices in UK waters

clock 03 August 2022 • 3 min read