Breakthrough near in dispute over planes’ emissions, officials say - The Washington Post
A dispute over whether U.S. airlines will have to offset the carbon they emit on flights to and from Europe may be inching closer to a diplomatic breakthrough, according to officials involved in the negotiations. In January, the European Union began implementing an Emissions Trading Scheme, which compels airlines to buy carbon allowances for flights landing in and taking off from Europe. The U.S. government — along with the governments of 79 other countries — objects to the program.
28 Mar 2012 15:06
A group of 14 U.S. airlines have dropped a lawsuit against the EU over its Emissions Trading Scheme…