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  • In US, it is reported that the current IATA fuel bill has reached $115 billion, representing 26% of direct operating costs, with fuel prices relatively stable at just under $70 per barrel. In the 1973 oil crisis, prices rose from $3 to $5.12 per barrel, then to $12 in 1974. The USAF goal is 50% of a...

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  • In UK, a report by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research suggests that even if aviation’s current growth rate is halved, the CO2 cuts required by the rest of economy will far exceed government targets. Aviation is particularly polluting because of the large quantities of fuel burnt at high ...

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  • In UK, Derek Lowe, an aviation consultant, has stimulated Government Departments and Regional Development Agencies to support the formation of a working group arranged by the Motorsport Industry Association to examine proposals for using motorsport to drive forward higher automotive efficiency and '...

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  • Aviation demand growth to 2050 'should be limited to 60%' Aviation policy should be based on the assumption that demand growth between now and 2050 cannot exceed 60%, if the UK is to meet the Government’s target that aviation emissions in 2050 must not exceed 2005 levels. This is the main conclusion...

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  • F&C, one of the UK's largest asset managers with some £131bn of fund under management, is backing moves to include the aviation sector in the second phase of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The company has been working with the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) to iss...

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  • The impact of soaring oil prices on the UK economy will significantly reduce future air passenger numbers, bringing into question the need for airport expansion, according to new independent research released by WWF. The case for airport expansion, including the third runway at Heathrow, is based on...

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  • US ‘thinking too small’ about energy efficiencyThe US is better off ‘thinking big’ about energy efficiency instead of automatically focusing on the development of new energy sources, according to a new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE).The report, The long term...

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  • The UK wind industry has hit 4 GW of installed capacity, equivalent, says the British Wind Energy Association (BWEA), to powering the equivalent of Scotland’s household needs, or 2.3mn homes. The milestone was broken by the final commissioning of three wind farms - the EDF Energy Renewables 38 MW Lo...

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  • The European Commission (EC) was poised to unveil a long awaited package of energy proposals as Petroleum Review went to press, although Brussels was expected to shy away from tabling wholesale unbundling of gas producers and distributors, writes Keith Nuthall. This follows tough pressure from membe...

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  • The power sector Around 50%of the annual emissions cuts between now and 2020 will be achieved by further greening of the electricity mix. The Government expects 40% of the electricity we use in 2020 to come from low carbon sources - 30% from renewables, the rest from nuclear (including new build) an...

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