EU Member States agree on including aviation in emissions trading

The German Presidency of the EU has just announced that “In Luxembourg today, the EU Transport Council, chaired by the German Council President, Wolfgang Tiefensee, adopted conclusions on the inclusion of aviation in emissions trading. This means that Europe will have a common position at the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which will be held in Montreal in September. Speaking in Luxembourg, the Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, said: ‘Every mode of transport, including the air mode, has to make its contribution to tackling climate change.’ more |||>”Note: Further developments are available at the Page built built by the Environment DG of the European Commission.

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