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|Title: ||An international dimension: aviation|
|Authors: ||Budd, Lucy C.S.|
|Issue Date: ||2012|
|Publisher: ||© Emerald Group Publishing|
|Citation: ||BUDD, L.C.S. and RYLEY, T., 2012. An international dimension: aviation. IN: Ryley, T. and Chapman, L. (eds). Transport and Climate Change. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 39 - 64|
|Series/Report no.: ||Transport and Sustainability;2|
|Abstract: ||Purpose – To examine the relationship between aviation and climate change, and the international dimensions of air transport.
Methodology/approach – A review of aviation's impacts on the global climate, mitigation strategies to reduce this impact, and the possible consequences of climate change for commercial aviation.
Findings – Although a range of mitigation measures have been developed and implemented to reduce aircraft emissions in the short term, with some environmental benefit, there is a real need for the aviation sector to identify the possible impacts of climate change on air travel operations, both to aircraft in flight and to operations at airports. A further challenge will be to devise adaptation plans that will address the vulnerabilities and thus ensure safe aviation-related operations.
Social implications – The climate change impacts of aviation will adversely affect society. In addition, some individuals may have to reduce or stop flying as a result of increased taxes and legislation implemented in response to climate change.
Originality/value of paper – There is a novel focus on the adaptation challenges for the aviation industry in response to climate change.|
|Description: ||This article is © Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/17608. Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited. The definitive version is available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S2044-9941(2012)0000002006|
|Version: ||Submitted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S2044-9941(2012)0000002006|
|Appears in Collections:||Book Chapters (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)|
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