The European Commission won't formally announce a baseline aviation sector CO2 emissions standard until mid-2010, postponing the announcement for the second time, Bloomberg reported. The EC originally was supposed to set a 2012 emissions cap for flights into and out of the EU over the summer. The directive including aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme from 2012 gave the EC an Aug. 2, 2009, deadline for publishing a CO2 baseline for the sector, but the Commission postponed the date ...

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