2016 will be key for the aviation sector, responsible for 4.9% of global yearly greenhouse gas emissions. In October, UN member countries, gathered under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly, will decide what role aviation should play in tackling climate change. Only an ambitious agreement can fulfill the Paris agreement objective to limit global warming to 1.5°C. But this will not be easily reached.
Ahead on important regional meetings held in March and April 2016, partners of Carbon Market Watch sent a letter to their Environment ministers calling them to help open up the ICAO process and push for a stronger outcome for the climate.
Download the letters in the links provided above this text.