An increasing number of airports are investing in vertical gardens and living walls to create a unique setting, make themselves more environmentally friendly and, even grow their own food, writes Robin Stone.
Leonie Dobbie reports on the development and evolution of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.
Electric and alternative fuel powered ground handling vehicles are fast becoming the norm at the world’s airports, writes James Vaughan.
Ensuring that airport terminals are among the most energy efficient buildings on the planet is good for the environment and the bottom line, writes Uwe Karl.
Kris Pauwels argues that a structured approach to sustainability will guarantee the most effective results for the world’s airports.
ACI environmental senior manager, Xavier Oh, reflects on the need for aviation to address local and global issues in order to get permission to grow.
HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.
Doug Johnson from the UK’s Met Office reflects on the lessons Europe has learnt from the volcanic ash cloud crisis that closed most of its airports last year.
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