Airports Council Worldwide (ACI), representing almost 2,000 of the world’s airports, has referred to as upon States to undertake an bold environmental settlement which might assist obtain Web Zero CO2 emissions. The decision got here on the eve of the Worldwide Civil Aviation Group’s (ICAO) forty first Triennial Meeting.
ACI World Director Normal Luis Felipe de Oliveira mentioned: “The adoption of an bold environmental settlement on the ICAO forty first Triennial Meeting totally aligned with the Paris Settlement and the aviation business’s personal commitments would display the management and dedication of ICAO and governments in taking daring measures to fight local weather change.”
All the aviation business had agreed in October 2021, by the Air Transport Motion Group (ATAG), to a standard aim of Web Zero CO2 emissions by 2050. This aim is bold and achievable, however requires robust help from governments, with a transparent regulatory framework to help the modifications, together with funding within the growth of sustainable aviation gasoline (SAF).
ACI appealed to all ICAO member States to proceed to help the Carbon Offsetting and Discount Scheme for Worldwide Aviation (CORSIA), as the one world market-based mechanism for worldwide aviation emissions; and comply with a collective long-term aspirational aim (LTAG) of Web Zero by 2050, and the related measures, each in accordance with the revisions to the Meeting Resolutions introduced by the ICAO Council to the Meeting for adoption.
Oliveira added: “It’s important that the aviation business and ICAO States work collectively to help the goals of the Paris Settlement and construct a sustainable framework for the long-term growth of the aviation business. ICAO has proven such management up to now, and it must display related management for our collective future. ACI will work with all members on the forty first Meeting to attain an bold final result – the time is now.”