IATA’s new chief has called for the European Union to abandon its plans to include aviation in the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETU) from 2012. Speaking at the Greener Skies conference in Hong Kong in early October, IATA DG Tony Tyler said the air transport industry is committed to its ambitious agenda to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and he urged governments to use a global approach to reduce aviation’s carbon emissions that could also include a global ETS or other ...

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