ICARUS Episode 2 – Sustainability in air transport

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This white paper is the second part of a tetralogy that dives into the sustainability issues of the air transport sector. It will go into more details regarding current and future technical progress to contribute to these objectives. Carriers and manufacturers can work on two axes; firstly, increase the energy efficiency of planes to decrease fuel consumption, and then shift towards biofuels and synthetic fuels, for which guarantying sustainability is still an issue.

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CO2 on the plate

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Food, both in terms of its means of production and its worldwide consumption, is one of the major issues to tackle in a near future. The problem is even more baffling when we realize we are already producing more than we should….

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De basis voor succesvol groen investeren

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Op dezelfde dag dat de Green Deal is gepresenteerd door de Europese Commissie, werd een classificeringssysteem voor duurzame investeringen afgewezen door Europese lidstaten. Het doel van deze ‘groene lijst’ was het inzien of een investering bij zou dragen aan het verminderen van broeikasgassen

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Air quality: Pollution and solutions

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Breathe in, breathe out. How could a simple and indispensable routine become a major problem?Air pollution is old, it has accompanied civilizations since humans created the first fires. Once local, it has now incrementally become a global challenge. When cities grow and get crowded, they must face significant air pollution issues and must organise themselves to contain them.

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A Belgian situation: The mobility budget as a competitor to company cars?

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2,300,000,000 €. That is the estimated amount of traffic-congestion costs for Belgium in 2018. It might not come as a surprise: Belgium and mobility have never been a match made in heaven. With Brussels being the capital of Europe, in addition to ill-conceived roadways and financially attractive company car policies, the amount of traffic jams has only been increasing over recent years.

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The Dutch Nitrogen Crisis

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On May 29th, the Dutch Council of State ruled that the active Dutch nitrogen policy, “Programma Aanpak Stikstof” (PAS) (active since July 1st, 2015), conflicted with the European Habitat Directive (directive 92/43/EEG), and could no longer be used to grant permits. Since then, many construction projects have been put on hold.

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