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How Is The EU Seeking A Leading Role Against Civil Aviation Carbon Emission..?



  • The main question remains about the impact on EU’s initiative in the global economy, especially in times of economic crisis:

EU Calls for ‘Strong Signal’ From ICAO on Carbon Emission

  • European Union Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard called on the United Nations’ aviation body to accelerate the design of a global rule to curtail greenhouse-gas emissions from aircraft operators. The EU, which is seeking to lead the global fight against [...]

A Global European Fight Against Climate Change..? / Carbon Emission

  • The EU, which is seeking to lead the global fight against climate change, included foreign airlines in its emissions- trading market this year after international organizations failed to enact pollution curbs. The UN International Civil Aviation Organization opposes the move, arguing it’s in the best position to regulate emissions from carriers.

Surrendering Allowances Equal To Airline Emissions… / Carbon Emission

  • The EU has repeatedly said that while its law enables the exemption of incoming flights from a country if it implements “equivalent measures” to tackle pollution from aviation, the 27-nation bloc won’t give up the inclusion of aviation in its carbon cap-and-trade market.
  • Under the EU ETS, airlines beginning in 2013 must surrender allowances equal to their emissions in the prior year. The airlines were given free allowances for about 85 percent of their emissions. / Carbon Emission /
  • Finally, civil aviation is becoming a real locomotive for global economy as more realistic approaches for protecting the environment are required…
(Source of Photos: Airbus / Boeing / Carbon Emission /)

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