The European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted to back the European Commission’s decision to suspend the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) for flights into and out of Europe for one year. Lawmakers made clear, however, that the suspension—intended to give breathing room for the negotiation of a global solution on aviation carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through ICAO—will be lifted at the end of 2013 if serious progress has not been achieved on ...

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