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MEPs vote to let aviation off the hook for vague hope of future global action

An agreement to revise how the aviation sector is included in the EU emissions trading scheme was today endorsed by the European Parliament. The Greens hit out at the agreement, which would prolong the exclusion of international aviation from the EU’s emissions trading scheme for 4 extra years. Commenting on […]

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EU must now push ahead with aviation ETS after freezing strategy backfires

A meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) today concluded with a set of decisions on the question of airline emissions, following challenges to the EU’s inclusion of aviation in its emissions trading scheme (1). The Greens expressed regret at the outcome, which postpones action on global measures and […]

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Final call for tackling airline emissions, as legal opinion clears way for EU scheme

Final call for tackling airline emissions, as legal opinion clears way for EU scheme This morning, the advocate general of the European Court of Justice gave her opinion that the inclusion of the aviation sector in the EU’s emissions trading scheme is legally sound, clearing the way for the planned […]

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