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  • New arrivals and advancing air....
    18 March 2019

    Keeping up with the continuous flow of new entries and upgrades within the programme isn’t easy! Let’s take stock of what has changed since the last edition of AirportCO2 news. Here is a short rundown of the latest key figures. There are now 263 airports active in the programme worldwide. Europe has still the biggest share – 139 airports are at one of the 4 available levels....

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    Two CO2-reducing initiatives t....
    18 March 2019

    Seattle Tacoma International Airport’s operator, The Port of Seattle, is making the move to renewable natural gas (RNG) in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint further. Early this year, the Port announced a Request for Proposals, calling for renewable natural gas service to supply Sea-Tac Airport’s boilers and bus fueling system. These are responsible for more than 80 percent...

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    Naples International Airport ....
    18 March 2019

    Naples International Airport brought the year 2018 to a close with a significant achievement in terms of environmental sustainability. In December, the airport qualified for Neutrality, the highest level of carbon management within Airport Carbon Accreditation, making it the 40th airport in Europe, and 49th globally to ever reach this important milestone. Since 2012, Gesac, the...

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  • The 20th accredited airport in....
    18 March 2019

    Cibao International Airport (AIC) in the Dominican Republic is the latest to join the growing community of climate-smart airports in the Latin American & the Caribbean region. The airport became directly accredited at Level 2 Reduction of Airport Carbon Accreditation, a notable success as it’s the first airport in the country to obtain it. The Dominican Republic has now 7...

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    Setting a good example: Airpor....
    18 March 2019

     As the concerted climate action by airports gains momentum with 262 participants to date, the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme received a special recognition from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a key enabler of this unprecedented movement. The programme was included as the only case study from the transport sector in the second...

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    How to choose the best offset ....
    18 March 2019

     The answer to this question is within reach as Airport Carbon Accreditation launches the new comprehensive compendium for carbon offsetting at airports: the Offsetting Guidance Document.  Within the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, when airports apply for Level 3+ Neutrality, they are required to compensate for unavoidable, remaining residual CO2 emissions under their...

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What is
Airport Carbon Accreditation?

Airport Carbon Accreditation is the only institutionally-endorsed, carbon management certification standard for airports. This short animation outlines how we started this journey and our approach in making a real difference to airport carbon emissions.

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