The aviation industry has welcomed the European Commission’s decision to suspend its Emissions Trading System (ETS) for flights into and out of Europe for a period of one year to allow time for ICAO to finalize a global scheme (ATW Daily News, Oct. 1). EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard said the decision to “stop the clock” on ETS was “a gesture of good faith” taken in response to last Friday’s ICAO council meeting.  That meeting ...

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