Raising ambition in net zero flight: A briefing from COP28

Published on December 4, 2023

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Prof Rob Miller and King Charles III at COP28

I knew even before I arrived, that COP28 would be critical in helping to raise ambition for zero emission aviation.

Then at the opening reception King Charles asked me about progress on a sustainable aviation initiative he launched at Cambridge's Whittle Laboratory almost immediately after his coronation.  

I had been invited by The King’s Sustainable Markets Initiative to the Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, an event hosted by the COP28 Presidency on the first two days of COP with the aim of bringing together heads of state and CEOs to drive meaningful climate and nature action.  

I’d been asked to co-chair the aviation round table with the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG)...

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