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Iata calls for deeper partnership with governments

The International Air Transport Industry (Iata) has advocated for an even deeper partnership with governments based on global standards in the critical areas of safety, infrastructure, security, regulation and environment. “

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Saudia fined $1.6m for breaking EU aviation law

Saudi Arabian Airlines has been fined 1.4 million euros ($1.6 million) by a regional Belgian government for breaching EU carbon emissions rules, making it the first big non-EU carrier to be fined for breaking the EU aviation law.

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Start now for cheaper carbon-free growth - World Bank

Countries around the world can move their economies onto a path that cuts net emissions of climate-changing gases to zero at an affordable cost but they should start now, the World Bank said. The latest science says the world need

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Start now for cheaper carbon-free growth - World Bank

Countries around the world can move their economies onto a path that cuts net emissions of climate-changing gases to zero at an affordable cost but they should start now, the World Bank said. The latest science says the world need

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World sets new record in emissions

Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels will rise to a record 36 billion tonnes this year, a report by 49 researchers from 10 countries said, showing the failure of governments to rein in the main greenhouse gas blamed for glob

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Bosch MEA diesel systems sales up 25pc in H1

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Middle East and Africa has recorded an increase of 25 per cent in sales of its diesel systems in the first half of the year as against the same period last year, said a top official. Clean technology

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China to invest $277bn to curb air pollution

China plans to invest 1.7 trillion yuan ($277 billion) to combat air pollution over the next five years, state media said on Thursday, underscoring the new government's concerns about addressing a key source of social discontent.

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Amman airport wins carbon accreditation

Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) recently won the Airport Carbon Accreditation launched by Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. The accreditation  recognises the airport’s commitment in dete

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Bahrain alerts on waste food during Ramadan

About 25 per cent of food purchased in Bahrain during Ramadan will be thrown away, said a top environmentalist, adding that the waste takes up landfill space and releases harmful emissions when it breaks down. It is estimated that

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Global carbon emissions hit record high

China led a rise in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to a record high in 2012, casting doubt over the chances of limiting global warming to what scientists regard as an acceptable level.

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