Aviation and Environmental Protection

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Chapter

Abstract

From an air navigation perspective, Annex 16 (Volumes I and II) deals with the protection of the environment from the effect of aircraft noise and aircraft engine emissions—two topics hardly thought about when the Chicago Convention was signed. Aircraft noise was already of concern during the formative years of ICAO, but it was then limited to the noise caused by propellers whose tips rotated at speeds approaching that of sound. This concern increased with the introduction of the first generation jet aeroplanes in the early 1960s and accelerated with the growth in the number of jet aircraft in international operations.

Keywords

Clean Development Mechanism Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism Project Civil Aviation United Nations Framework Convention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
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  1. 1.International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)QuebecCanada

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