The European Commission is standing firm despite China’s latest reactions to the inclusion of aviation in the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) as of Jan. 1, and said that airlines must comply with EU law (ATW Daily News, Jan. 5). “As the [European] Court of Justice confirmed last year, our law breaches basically no principles of international law and it is not extra-territorial. And it does not breach the principle of sovereignty,” EU spokesman ...

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