The International Aviation Climate Ambition Coalition was launched this week during the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow. Through this declaration, the member states of the Coalition commit to work together to support the adoption of an ambitious global target for CO2 emissions from international aviation by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
They are also committed to supporting specific measures to reduce aviation emissions, including sustainable aviation fuels, the Global Offset Scheme Street and new aviation technologies.
UK-led international declaration of climate ambition for aviation announced yesterday, gone Suitable by independent entity Transport and Environment (I’ll eat you Too vulnerable to mitigate the climate impact of flight,
According Transport and Environment, relying on the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Signatories make the same mistakes as previous efforts to address aviation emissions.
The declaration, signed by the United Kingdom, France and the United States, among others, acknowledges that the number of air passengers and cargo globally is expected to increase significantly in the coming decades, putting significant pressure on the planet.
For this reason, states are called upon to adhere to the Paris Agreement objective of keeping the increase in global mean temperature below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels.
But T&E warns that «Trust ICAO and its carbon offset scheme To get net zero in the long run, it would be only To clear up another distraction from the actual measurement flights short term,
Matt Finch, UK Policy Manager Transport and Environment, said that “The world is crying out for stronger action to tackle global aviation emissions. That’s not all. We can’t let this statement detract from the fact that individual countries must move further and faster.”
According to the politically independent non-profit organization T&E, most worrying is that by relying on ICAO, Signatories haven’t taken the most necessary step to address aviation emissions Including these emissions in its national climate targets, the UK, which led the announcement, pledged to do so earlier this year.
Matt Finch concluded that: “In a COP dedicated to raising ambition, it is disappointing that these states continue to rely on A deep flaw in the United Nations Aviation Agency, Signatories should follow the UK’s lead and take the necessary first steps to include their share of aviation emissions in each country’s budget. Clean aviation will remain closed as long as states continue to shirk their personal responsibility to act,
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