The Plenary of the European Parliament (EP) on Thursday decided that only intra-European flights would be affected by the controversial European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) through 2016. The compromise agreement, which was ditched in March by the environment committee, was restored by the parliamentary plenary session by a 458-120 majority. If the decision is endorsed by the Council of Ministers—regarded as a formality—later this month, the compromise will remain in ...

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