The European Parliament’s Environmental Committee (ENVI) has agreed a proposal to keep the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) restricted to flights within the European Economic Area (EEA) until 2020, but after that international flights could be included. The EU ETS was expanded to aviation in January 2012, but plans to include international flights triggered protests from third countries about the EU overstepping its sovereignty. Aviation went ahead and joined the EU ...

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