Airline emissions

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UN chief urges airlines and shipping firms to do more to cut emissions
António Guterres says current efforts are more consistent with global heating ‘way above 3C’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @3:38 PM

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Ban UK domestic flights and subsidise rail travel, urges transport charity
Exclusive: Campaign for Better Transport calls on government to end ‘climate disaster’ of internal flights

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Decarbonising aviation’: the Electric EEL could be the future of flying
The hybrid electric plane uses batteries instead of a conventional engine, the makers argue this means it is quieter, cheaper and greener

Steven Morris

24, Aug, 2021 @4:14 PM

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‘They said we were eccentrics’: the UK team developing clean aviation fuel
In the search for sustainable flying, Cranfield University might have found the answer in hydrogen

Gwyn Topham

14, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Airlines need to do more than plant trees to hit net zero, MPs told
Climate Change Committee head says firms must invest in ‘scaleable’ offsets such as carbon capture

Sandra Laville

22, Jul, 2021 @2:37 PM

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US domestic travelers could choose low-emission flights – if data was available
A new study shows carbon pollution on the same route can vary sharply but consumers currently cannot make informed choices

Katharine Gammon

22, Jul, 2021 @4:01 AM

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John Kerry: world leaders must step up to avoid worst impacts of climate crisis
US envoy uses landmark speech in London to make impassioned plea for unified global effort

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Trains far greener but much more costly than planes, analysis finds
Passengers face ‘near-impossible’ choice between low prices and climate-friendly travel, says Which?

Damian Carrington Environment editor

14, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Rising oil price may speed shift to electric vehicles, says energy watchdog
IEA analysis offers hope for climate action but says inflated oil price may slow global economic recovery from Covid-19

Jillian Ambrose

13, Jul, 2021 @12:21 PM

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Pollutionwatch: is it time to protect air quality indoors?
Air pollution in shops and on tube and railway stations remains cause for concern, studies show

Gary Fuller

02, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UN aviation emissions body decried for hiring industry lobbyist
Campaigners criticise appointment of Michael Gill as ICAO’s director of legal affairs and external relations

Sandra Laville

30, Jun, 2021 @3:03 PM

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UK aviation’s carbon plan allows rising emissions from planes
Industry says buying carbon offsets means overall emissions will fall compared with peak year of 2019

Damian Carrington Environment editor

22, Jun, 2021 @4:06 PM

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