Climate Change Actions

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is one of the major drivers for our planet sustainability. Current climate and environmental-related challenges require an urgent and ambitious response.

The European Union has committed to achieving climate neutrality by 2050 and set a number of goals for climate change, for the milestone years 2020, 2030 and 2050.

The European Green Deal, as presented in 2019, sets the goal of reducing emissions by 50% to 55% by 2030, as well as zeroing net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Learn more about EU goals here.

Greece is actively involved in international initiatives to address the impact of aviation on climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

HCAA intends to play an active role in national and international bodies and participates in the following initiatives related to the reduction of Civil Aviation environmental footprint:  

1) State Action Plan on Emissions Reduction

2) CORSIA: Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

3) EU – ETS: European Emissions Trading System

4) ICAO Carbon Emissions Calculator