The European Union will soften its stance on including international aviation in its Emissions Trading scheme (ETS) in a bid to help ICAO secure agreement on a global plan at the 38th ICAO General Assembly later this month. In November last year, the European Commission agreed to ‘stop the clock’ on the inclusion of international aviation in the ETS for one year to give ICAO time to come up with a global solution in time for the Assembly. As a result only intra-EU flights ...

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