Andrew Murphy

Aviation 29-11-2017

‘We can live with this’: How Airbus was allowed to write its own climate rules

E-mail exchanges between the European Commission and Airbus show how the European aircraft manufacturer was offered privileged access to the EU decision-making process, allowing it to write its own environmental rules, writes Andrew Murphy.

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Aviation 04-09-2017

Beginning of the end for aviation’s VIP climate treatment?

The European Commission's proposal to continue exempting flights to and from Europe from its flagship emissions trading scheme (ETS) was an overreaction, writes Andrew Murphy.

Aviation 19-04-2017

Ryanair denies climate change because it doesn’t like the solutions

It’s no mystery why Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary dismisses evidence of climate change as ‘rubbish’, writes Andrew Murphy.

Transport 21-05-2015

Airlines violating ETS law should be named

Aviation emissions standards are vital to protect the European environment, and must be enforced fairly across the EU, writes Andrew Murphy. 

Climate change 16-04-2015

Responsible flying grounded by aviation’s fuel tax exemption

Countries must reform the International Civil Aviation Organisation's position on fuel subsidies to bring them into line with well-established global objectives, writes Andrew Murphy.