Aviation: Carbon Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee, Chair, Environmental Audit Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to publish the effective policy framework for aviation emissions recommended by the Committee on Climate Change in its 2015 progress report to Parliament; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The government is currently developing its Aviation Strategy which sets out to achieve a safe, secure and sustainable aviation sector that meets the needs of consumers in a global, outward-looking Britain. As part of the development of the Aviation Strategy, government is considering what action can be taken to support growth while tackling environmental impacts. This includes putting in place a framework for UK aviation carbon emissions to 2050, which ensures that aviation contributes its fair share to action on climate change, including the UK’s domestic and international obligations. We will be publishing a Green Paper for public consultation at the end of 2018 and the final White Paper, Aviation Strategy in the first half of 2019.

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