Towards Sustainable Aviation
Paul Upham, Janet Maughan, David Raper, Callum ThomasISBN: 1853838179;
Aviation is integral to the global economy and one of the fastest growing industries in the world. However, aviation can be a significant contributor to local air pollution and ambient noise, and is set to become a prominent cause of global warming if present growth trends continue. While the economic benefits of aviation are of the utmost importance and need to be retained, the potential for expansion in aviation could represent one of the main obstacles to environmentally sustainable development at theglobal level. Without far-reaching changes, the problems associated with aviation can only multiply and worsen. "Towards Sustainable Aviation" takes an important step in accurately diagnosing these problems and pointing towards their solutions. Industry, policy and research experts have each brought their unique perspectives to this multidisciplinary examination of how to address immediate and future problems, and what the nature of genuinely sustainable aviation might be,...
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