All posts in category Environmental Affairs

Earth Week 2014: New DFW Headquarters a Model for Conservation

by Ryan Spicer Enterprise Sustainability Programs Manager Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport As Earth Day 2014 approaches, I pause to think about the future of my airport.  Dallas/Fort Worth International has seen a lot of changes over the years.  Currently we are in the midst of our Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP). TRIP is a [...]

Planning the Only Certainty to Bank On When It Comes to Climate Change

By Caroline O’Reilly “If you don’t think your insurance company isn’t keeping on top of climate change, think again,” said David Carlson, vice president and director of sustainable development for Parsons.  “You need to think about the future and how to prepare for it.” Parsons was speaking during the Tuesday afternoon concurrent session focusing on [...]

What is the World’s Energy Future?

Watch Switch on Saturday and Find Out.  By Katherine Preston How much energy does one person use in a day? A year? A lifetime?  Where does our energy come from? How do we produce it?  Are we running out of conventional energy sources? Can alternative energy sources ever meet our full energy needs?    In a [...]

Boeing and ACI-NA Host 787 Webinar

      By Matt Griffin On Tuesday, Boeing and ACI-NA hosted a webinar to update members on the general and technical specs of the 787.  Representatives from Boeing provided ACI-NA member airports and associates information on general characteristics of the 787 including parking and ground servicing of the aircraft, electrical and pre-conditioned air specifications, [...]

Breaking Down Airport Silos

By Katherine Preston “Expand your horizons” “A meeting of the minds” “You learn something new every day” “Change is good” “Many hands make light work” … I could go on but I think you get the point.  These familiar idioms are just some that come to mind when describing the joint sessions of the Operations [...]

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