EU airline emissions plan upsets India

The European Union’s airline emissions plans have upset India, in a row that could stall global climate change talks. The European law that charges airlines over their emissions is set to come into play next year. India’s environment minister said on Wednesday the effect on emerging economies was “unacceptable.” According to Reuters, Jayanthi Natarajan said […]

Environment Agency bans UK air travel for staff

The UK Environment Agency has slapped a ban on its staff flying anywhere within England and Wales as part of a drive to cut its carbon footprint. The agency said that the change in air travel policy will save approximately 30 tonnes of carbon a year. Environment Agency chief executive Paul Leinster said: “Our restriction […]