Carbon Offsets Daily

Daily carbon offset news, insight, community.

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 25th, 2010
  • Category: Global
  • Comments: 2

Carbon Market Headlines, Thu Feb 25, 2010

Public sector managers know little about carbon targets

There is widespread ignorance in the public sector about climate change and the need to cut down energy use, according to research published today.

A survey of public sector managers carried out by CIPFA revealed that 78% had either vague or no knowledge of the Carbon Reduction Commitment energy efficiency scheme, or had never heard of it, even though the emissions trading mechanism, which will start this April, will cover most larger public sector organisations.

Continue Reading at

Tags: , , , , , ,

Passengers will pay for carbon, airlines warn

DOMESTIC air travellers face higher fares to cover the cost of airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions – estimated at $100 million or more – if the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme is passed by Parliament next year, leading airlines warn.

Continue Reading at

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Dec 4th, 2009
  • Category: Europe
  • Comments: 2

Eurocontrol and ACI Europe joint programme of reducing CO2 emissions

| Sourced From Traveldailynews.com |

Eurocontrol and ACI Europes collaboration to increase operational efficiencies at European airports is already making progress with more than 30 airports so far engaged in the programme. Airport Collaborative Decision-Making (A-CDM), directly links airports into the Air Traffic Management network and gives users access to a range of operational data allowing them to make their operations more efficient. Successful implementation leads to significant reduction in CO2 emissions, which in turn helps airlines save fuel.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Airline Industry Agrees To Carbon Reduction

| Sourced From Forbes.com |

Industry relents to pressure ahead of December’s climate conference.
The global air transport industry–airlines, aircraft manufacturers and airport operators–has pledged to reduce carbon emissions. This comes in advance of the Copenhagen climate conference in December and is an attempt to pre-empt more immediate and stringent measures designed to curb air travel, in particular extension of the E.U. carbon-trading scheme to air operators.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2009
  • Category: India
  • Comments: 3

DGCA to map carbon airprint in Indian skies

| Sourced From Indiatoday.Intoday.in |

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the public sector oil companies to furnish data on the sale of jet fuel to commercial airlines so that it can estimate the “carbon footprint” of airline operations in the country for the first time.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Europe
  • Comments: 4

Capped: How Europes New CO2 Standards Killing Cheap Flights and Saving Slow Travel

| Sourced From Thefastertimes.com |

Theres bad news brewing for both hipster-bohemian types and the people who love to hear them wax dramatic about budget Euro airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet how it was

Tags: , ,

Aviation warns on carbon trading, more regulation

| Sourced From Reuters |

* CO2 trading, regulation could hinder aviation investments
* Industry needs to focus message on environmental efforts
* Not against CO2 trading but concerned about policy overlap
By Michael Szabo

LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – Carbon trading and increased regulation could hinder efforts to reduce airplane greenhouse gas emissions through innovation and increased use of biofuels, airline industry leaders said on Wednesday.

Airplanes account for an estimated 2-4 percent of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which scientists say could cause global temperatures to rise, triggering widespread disease, famine, flooding and drought.

Continue Reading on Reuters

Tags: , ,

Spanish Standards Bureau certifies CO2 reduction on Iberia’s air shuttle

| Sourced From FinChannel.com |

The FINANCIAL — Spains AENOR standards bureau has awarded its first-ever certificate for a reduction of CO2 emissions to Iberia Airlines.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

European airports to cut 500,000 tonnes of CO2 annually by 2013

| Sourced From eFluxMedia.com |

Geneva – Starting in 2013, up to 100 European airports will take part in a plan to reduce CO2 emissions over the continent’s airspace by half a million tonnes a year, aviation industry groups said Tuesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Citing economic downturn, some European countries push to delay cutting emissions

LONDON Worried about the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the face of a worldwide economic downturn, a growing number of European nations are dragging their heels on making pledged emissions cuts, raising fears that already lagging international climate talks could stall.
Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

New Software to Help Air Travelers Cut Carbon Footprint

Airlines and other sector may very well be anticipating losses in the post-2012 scenario when environmental laws can become even stricter. But as environmental awareness matures amongst consumers worldwide, there is an ever-growing community that wishes to reduce its emissions voluntarily. And that is a ripe market for carbon offset providers and others in this trade.

 Cut Air Travel Emissions with Software

Galileo GDS was on the lookout for new opportunities and saw the need for some software to assist air travelers in reducing their carbon footprint and emissions. The end result is Travelport Carbon Tracker, a tool that would tell consumers how much they contribute to GHG emissions from the next flight they take. In addition, the system will help travelers select the flight that would result in the least emissions.

Tags: , , , ,

© 2009 Carbon Offsets Daily. All Rights Reserved.

This blog is powered by Wordpress.