The UK government has to defend a cap on aviation emissions at "no higher, and possibly lower, than 2005 levels in the period to 2050" as part of a wider global agreement to tackle climate change at December's UN summit in Copenhagen, the UK's Committee on Climate Change argued in a letter to Secretary of State for Transport Andrew Adonis and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband. The government requested that the CCC advise it on options to reduce global aviation ...

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