The European Commission's long-anticipated proposal to include aviation in the second phase of the European Emissions Trading Scheme with effect from 2011 already is drawing fire from proponents and critics alike, a situation that makes it unlikely the air will clear anytime soon. Released in late December, the proposal, if adopted by member states and the European Parliament, will bring intra-EU flights into the ETS as a first step and will be expanded in 2012 to cover all flights arriving ...

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