Airports’ efforts to reduce their CO2 emissions are welcome, but not if the offsets being used are highly unlikely to deliver promised emission reductions
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Villagers are protesting as they feel they are being sacrificed for the tourism industry.
In principle, any development that makes a flight less carbon intensive is to be welcomed as a step in the right direction. However, it does not offer the sustainable solution that it is often presented as being.
A new plan to accelerate production of biofuels for passenger planes has drawn stinging criticism from environmentalists who argue that most of the world’s rainforests might have to be cleared to produce the necessary crops.
A new platform funded by the LIFE program, the European Commission’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action, will allow its users to choose travel routes based upon their environmental impact.
The International Union of Railways has launched TopRail to raise awareness of cruise and heritage railways, and scenic train routes around the world including a series of workshops.
The report documents opposition to and community divisions over land acquisition for 25 airports at various stages of planning, construction and expansion.
New analysis of global airport wildlife seizure and trafficking data reveals that wildlife traffickers around the world are heavily exploiting the air transport sector to smuggle protected and endangered animals and animal products on commercial flights.
Pope Francis has denounced the CO₂ compensation for air travel as hypocritical. He said: “The planes pollute the atmosphere, but with a fraction of the sum of the ticket price trees are planted to compensate for the damage inflicted.
More innovation in transportation technology is expected in 2017, and may result in cutting transportation emissions and decreasing congestion.
Caribbean Cruises Ltd. released its Sustainability Report, which documents the Company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.
Uber launches electric vehicles to boost its image in the eyes of environmentally conscious mayor Manuela Carmena and show its goodwill, Reuters says.
The decision to approve airport expansion shows how far governments, businesses and individuals are willing to go in denying ecological crises.
JetBlue created a video to raise awareness about responsible tourism and educate travelers about how to “buy informed” and travel smart to the Caribbean.
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Tool helps airports assess their supply-chain security, intelligence and risk management, staff awareness, and reporting processes
UN sustainable transport report advises shift of focus towards ensuring transport accessibility improves quality of life in communities.