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Climate change will make westbound transatlantic flights longer: study
Flights from Europe to North America will take slightly longer and nudge up airline fuel costs if climate change strengthens high altitude winds as widely expected, a study said on Wednesday.
Reuters
 
Climate change will slow transatlantic flights: study
Winds bolstered by climate change will slow flights between North America and Europe, boosting fuel costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions -- which caused the problem in the first place, researchers said Wednesday.
AFP
 
l’Organisation de l’aviation civile internationale se met d’accord sur un plafond d’émissions de CO2
Pour la première fois, lundi 8 février, un accord a été trouvé au sein de l’Organisation de l’aviation civile internationale (OACI) pour fixer des plafonds d’émission de CO2 aux nouveaux avions en production. Celui-ci prévoit un objectif de réduction de 33 % des émissions de dioxyde de carbone pour les modèles existants mais qui seront construits à partir de 2023 et de 36 % pour les modèles futurs qui seront construits à partir de 2020.
Novethic
 
US Supreme Court stays EPA’s Clean Power Plan in blow to Obama climate strategy
The US Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan until after legal challenges are resolved, dealing a harsh blow to President Barack Obama’s plan to curb GHG emissions at new and existing power plants.
Carbon Pulse
 
Australia’s Minister for Environment Greg Hunt named world's best minister in Dubai
Australia’s Minister for Environment was named the best minister in the world in Dubai on Tuesday
Gulf News
 
Bloomberg climate risk initiative targets secret polluters
Heavyweight investigation into how business reports vulnerability to climate policies and impacts could leave many corporations exposed, say experts
Climate Home
 
EU faces two-year wrangle to ratify Paris climate deal
The European Union faces months of internal wrangling before it can ratify the UN climate deal agreed in Paris last December.
Climate Home
 
 
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