Eurocontrol and ACI Europe publish factsheet to help air transport adapt to a changing climate
Although the air transport sector is used to dealing with adverse weather events, these disruptions are likely to become more extreme and more frequent as we experience the growing impact of climate change, warns Europe’s air traffic organisation Eurocontrol. Following a report it published last year detailing the potential impacts of temperature increase, sea-level rise and other changes in climate on the European air transport network, Eurocontrol has joined with airport trade body ACI Europe and other organisations to produce a collaborative factsheet, ‘Adapting Aviation to a Changing Climate’. Unveiled at the recent ACI Airport Exchange event in Paris, the factsheet outlines the potential risks and also provides a checklist of questions and case studies to help the sector initiate their climate risk assessments.
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