Independent report

Airports Commission final report: carbon

Background to the carbon analysis in the Airports Commission's final report on increasing airport capacity in the UK.


Carbon: further assessment

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This report provides:

  • an assessment of the 3 shortlisted airport schemes against the Airports Commission’s objective of minimising carbon emissions in airport construction and operation
  • analyses the impact under a ‘carbon traded’ scenario rather than a ‘carbon capped’ scenario
Published 1 July 2015