Aviation growth ‘will blow net zero goal’ say researchers

UK airports’ plans to expand their capacity are incompatible with the pathway for cutting greenhouse gas emissions set out by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), according to researchers from the University of Leeds.

by Gareth Simkins
A two-runway Gatwick Airport, and other expansion schemes, are not compatible with net zero, according to researchers. Image: Gatwick Airport
A two-runway Gatwick Airport, and other expansion schemes, are not compatible with net zero, according to researchers. Image: Gatwick Airport

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