Research and analysis

Airport expansion: carbon policy sensitivity test supplementary analysis

Supplementary analysis conducted by the Department for Transport based on the Airports Commission’s carbon policy sensitivity test.

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Updated analysis is in appendix a9 of the Appraisal of sustainability for the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement.

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Carbon policy sensitivity test: supplementary analysis

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This analysis applies the Airports Commission’s carbon policy sensitivity test to the ‘global growth’ demand scenario. In this scenario, passenger forecasts are higher than the forecasts in the main scenario used for assessment of the impacts of airport expansion.

This supplementary analysis informs section 9.13 of the carbon appendix of the Appraisal of sustainability for the draft Airports National Policy Statement.

Published 2 February 2017