The European Union is pressing ahead with its plan to include non-member-state airlines in its Emissions Trading Scheme from 2012 despite the historic agreement among the 190 contracting states of ICAO to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from aviation, including creating a framework to implement market-based measures to manage aviation GHGs on a sectoral basis. The achievement, the first for any industrial sector, was formalized in a resolution of the 37th ICAO Assembly, which concluded ...

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