Air Transport and the Environment

Air Transport and the Environment

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Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing on the importance of balancing the industry's economic, social and environmental costs and benefits, both for people living now and for future generations. Individual chapters review the current scientific understanding of the main aviation environmental impacts: climate change, local air pollution and aircraft noise.Timms, P., Kelly, C. and Hodgson, F. 2005, World Transport Scenarios Project, Tyndall Centre Technical Report 25, ... the Inter-sessional Ad Hoc Working Group on Transport and Atmosphere, New York, 6-9 March 2001, E/CN/1 7/2001/16, New York, UNCSD. UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) 1999a, Air Transport Services: The Positive Agenda for Developing Countries.

Title:Air Transport and the Environment
Author:Dr Ben Daley
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-10-01


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