McGill University’s Occasional Paper Series on the environmental sustainability of international civil aviation
August 2016 – The Centre for Research in Air and Space Law at McGill University in Canada has published an Occasional Paper Series on the environmental sustainability of international civil aviation. The 13 research papers address various policy, legal and technical means and issues relating to the regulation of the impact of international aviation on the environment. The papers are intended to be of relevance to discussions at the upcoming ICAO Assembly starting next month and the authors hope they will contribute to the work of the Assembly and understanding of attending delegates. The papers are a collaborative effort between the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) at McGill and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), and will form the core of a book that is due to be published at a later date by Cambridge University Press.
The papers were edited by Prof Armand de Mestral (CISDL/IASL, McGill University), Prof Dr P Paul Fitzgerald (McGill University) and Prof Dr Md Tanveer Ahmad (North South University, Bangladesh), with research support from Michael Jourdan J Navarro (CISDL).
Sustainable Flight Management and Aviation Airspace sovereignty and environmental protection: How is the concept of State sovereignty under the Chicago Convention a barrier to sustainable flight management? by P. Paul Fitzgerald & Md. Tanveer Ahmad
Environmental Sustainability Measures for Airports Socio-economic benefits and environmental costs of airports: How can governments achieve a balance between the economic and environmental considerations involving airports? by Maha Mousavi Sameh & Juliana Scavuzzi
Exporting Environmental Values through Open Skies Promotion of sustainable development in aviation through bilateral/multilateral relations: How does the European Union export its policies and regulations on environment through air transport agreements? by Kuan-Wei Chen