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Study reveals Airbus' huge emissions legacy

Monday - Planes sold by Airbus in 2019 and 2020 will produce well over a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide during their lifetimes, according to landmark first estimates of the aerospace manufacturerís emissions.

Businesses join hands to find 'right recipe' for zero-carbon industries

26 Feb 21 - Despite the pandemic slamming the brakes on flying, UK-based engineering firm Rolls-Royce - whose main clients include the aviation industry - has not backed away from its work to slash planet-heating emissions, according to its technology director.

Aviation charts path to carbon neutrality by 2050

16 Feb 21 - The European airline industry has launched a sustainability plan to achieve carbon neutrality in the aviation sector by 2050.

Will planes be flying on air?

5 Feb 21 - Scientists are working on recovering atmospheric carbon to conjure aviation jet fuel from thin air.

Study puts Dunedin on most-at-risk airports list

4 Feb 21 - Dunedin airport is on a new international list of airports most vulnerable to climate change.

EU urged to address aviationís full climate impact, including non-CO2 emissions

27 Nov 20 - The aviation sectorís climate impact is three times bigger than the effect of its carbon dioxide emissions alone, a new study shows, prompting calls for action.

Western Europe cools on plans for nuclear power

27 Nov 20 - News that two more reactors in the United Kingdom are to shut down on safety grounds earlier than planned has capped a depressing month for nuclear power in Europe.


'Jet-zero' green flight goal dismissed as a gimmick

26 Nov 20 - British Prime Minister Boris Johnsonís ďjet-zeroĒ goal of a commercial transatlantic flight producing no carbon emissions by 2025 is a gimmick, according to experts, who say technology alone cannot...

'Super emitters' polluting climate at expense of those who don't fly

23 Nov 20 - Just one per cent of the population is responsible for half of global emissions from aviation, a study shows.

Cutting carbon will cost tourism and export industries

19 Nov 20 - The tourism and export sectors need to prepare for growing transport costs, Climate Change Commission chair Dr Rod Carr is warning.

Air travelís date with sustainability draws nearer

9 Nov 20 - Aviation is gearing up for big changes in how the industry is regulated, as climate targets bite. The options available to decarbonise planes are plentiful and the challenge now is to invest enough...

Why it's hard to cut aviation emissions

4 Nov 20 - A 1940s tax-exemption treaty designed to protect the fledgling aviation industry set airlines on a path to high emissions and low regulation.

Aviation joins the electric age

30 Oct 20 - New Zealandís first electric plane will take to the skies today.

Business makes bid for $7.23 billion

22 Oct 20 - Businesses want the new Government to back $7.23 billion worth of projects they say will cut the countryís greenhouse gas emissions by 5.5 per cent over the next decade.

TEN YEARS AGO...

20 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Europe was claiming victory in its plans to bring international aviation emissions into its Emissions Trading Scheme.

Electric trucks and green hydrogen 'ripe' for investment

15 Oct 20 - Green hydrogen, low-carbon aviation fuel and electric trucks are among 55 clean technologies that can help the European Union to reach its goal of climate neutrality by mid-century, new research...

A Tesla electric plane? Elon Musk hints itís not far away

26 Aug 20 - Elon Must once said that one day, all transportation will be electric, except for rocks. Yes, that even includes aeroplanes, which have long been on his list of things to electrify.

Coronavirus forces tourism rethink in world's most visited city

24 Aug 20 - With the outlook for urban tourism deeply uncertain, Thai authorities have a chance to adopt a more sustainable model.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $33.15

29 Jul 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $33.10 bid and $33.20 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $33.15.


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