Clean Sky (Council Regulation (EC) No. 71/2007 setting up the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking) European Union 2008

Name of policy Clean Sky (Council Regulation (EC) No. 71/2007 setting up the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking)
Jurisdiction Supranational region
Supranational region
Country European Union

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Air pollution
Type of policy instrument
  • Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D)
    • Research programme
      • Technology development
  • Target
    Sector name
    • Transport
      • Air
    Policy description This policy addresses GHGs and NOx in the aviation sector.

    "The Aeronautics European Technology Platform Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE) developed a Strategic Research Agenda, which identified as one of its high priorities the reduction of aviation's impact on the environment. It also concluded that technological changes are needed in order to achieve by 2020 the goals of cutting CO2 emissions by 50 %, reducing NOx emissions by 80 %, reducing perceived external noise by 50 %, and making substantial progress in reducing the impact of manufacture, maintenance and disposal of aircrafts and related products on the environment."

    Policy type
    • Energy efficiency
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch2
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2008
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact
    Impact indicator

    Source or references
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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