The European Commission yesterday detailed its anxiously awaited proposal to bring commercial aviation into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. Subject to adoption by member states and the European Parliament, the policy will see emissions limits imposed from 2011 on all domestic and international flights between EU airports and from 2012 on flights originating outside the bloc. The number of allowances available will be capped at the average emissions level in 2004-06. Some allowances will be ...

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