14-Oct-2009 8:44 AM

Aviation Climate Change Plan presented to UN Secretary-General

IATA Director General & CEO, Giovanni Bisignani, presented (13-Oct-2009) the aviation industry’s climate change strategy and targets to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Last week, the industry presented ICAO with a commitment to three sequential targets:

  • Improving fuel efficiency by an average of 1.5% annually to 2020;
  • Stabilising carbon emissions with carbon-neutral growth from 2020;
  • Cutting carbon emissions in half by 2050, compared to 2005 levels. [more]