16 October, etc.venues Monument
30 October, JW Marriott Grosvenor House
1st November 2023, etc.venues County Hall
At the Institute of Travel Management's recent 'ECO-nomics' forum, the facts and figures came thick and fast. Buying Business Travel presents a number-crunchers' digest
ACCORDING TO TIM JOHNSON, DIRECTOR OF THE AVIATION ENVIRONMENT FEDERATION ...
6.3 GIGATONS The amount of CO2 emissions produced, worldwide, by the transport sector
2% Aviation's share of global CO2 emissions
6.3% Aviation's share of the UK's CO2 emissions
13% Aviation's share of all greenhouse gas emissions in the UK
603KG The amount of CO2 emissions, per adult per year, produced by aviation in the UK - compared with 434kg per adult per year in Ireland, 275kg in the US, 214kg in Germany, and just 32kg and 21kg, respectively, in India and China
€39.60 Estimated maximum additional cost of a long-haul ticket as a result of aviation's inclusion in Europe's emissions trading scheme (ETS)
€9 Estimated maximum additional cost of a medium-haul ticket as a result of aviation's inclusion in Europe's emissions trading scheme
€4.6 Estimated maximum additional cost of a short-haul ticket as a result of aviation's inclusion in Europe's emissions trading scheme
ACCORDING TO JEAN LESTON, TRANSPORT POLICY OFFICER WITH THE WORLDWIDE FUND FOR NATURE ...
89% of FTSE 350 companies expect to fl y less over the next 10 years
85% believe video-conferencing has the potential to reduce their flying
89% believe that video-conferencing can improve their productivity
AND ACCORDING TO A SEPARATE REPORT BY EASYNET GLOBAL SERVICES ...
82% of UK companies believe that video-conferencing could cut travel costs