Month: March 2019

Halifax Stanfield Airport keeps on reducing their CO2!

Halifax Stanfield Airport has just successfully renewed their Airport Carbon Accreditation! The airport is actively reducing its CO2 emissions at Level 2 of the programme. Only three airports in Canada have reached this level of carbon management and Halifax is one of them! To learn more about their Environmental Policy click here. 

How to choose the best offset credits for your airport

 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 direct control. In […]

Setting a good example: Airport Carbon Accreditation in the UNFCCC Global Climate Action Yearbook 2018

 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 20th accredited airport in Latin America & the Caribbean is…

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 […]

Naples International Airport – the 40th carbon neutral in Europe

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, […]

Two CO2-reducing initiatives to watch in North America

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 […]