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Articles tagged “emissions”

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EU Nations Water Down Airline Emissions Rules to Gain Global Support

The international aviation community has been unable to agree on emissions rules for years, suggesting that any initiative that does get passed will not have nearly the impact needed to make a difference.

EU Nations Water Down Airline Emissions Rules to Gain Global Support

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UN Assembly Proposes Emissions Rule That Exempts 84 Percent of Countries

Allowing such a large number of countries to essentially ignore the first round of carbon-cutting measures sets up a dangerous precedent for when an industry-wide standard is introduced in 2020. Critics may be addressing a critical policy weakness or just trying to buy time.

UN Assembly Proposes Emissions Rule That Exempts 84 Percent of Countries

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EU Concessions on Plane Emissions Avert Global Carbon Trade War

This decision is a tough blow for climate change but an even tougher one for the EU, which has been struggling to hold on to its diplomatic power on the international scene following hit after hit to its economic stability. It lost a bit more of that power today.

EU Concessions on Plane Emissions Avert Global Carbon Trade War

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Global airlines bullish on higher profits, but emissions row threatens to derail it

Global airlines bullish on higher profits, but emissions row threatens to derail it

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European Union optimistic about global pact on aviation carbon emissions

Despite the optimism, getting a global agreement on carbon emissions for the aviation industry is a stubbornly tough endeavor, and it will take years to get the signatures.

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U.S. Congress passes law to ban domestic airlines from complying with EU emissions rules

It didn't matter that the European Union had put the fees on hold. Congress acted to further remind the EU how un-welcome their carbon emissions penalties are in the U.S.

U.S. Congress passes law to ban domestic airlines from complying with EU emissions rules

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European Union stops emissions fees for foreign airlines flying in and out of Europe

The rule will put a temporary end to the voices of protest coming out of Washington, D.C. and Beijing, but European carriers will begin their own complaints that their competitive edge weakened by fees foreign rivals don't have to pay.

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Saudi Arabia’s national airline refuses to comply with EU emissions scheme

The EU's attempt to clamp down on emissions has been roundly dismissed by non-EU nations. The remaining question everyone is asking: Will the near-universal rejection of these standards result in the UN acting on global standards?

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U.S. Senate unanimously passes bill to allow U.S. airlines to ignore EU emissions scheme

It's the responsibility of the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization to work out these matters, but it's been dreadfully slow to either study or implement any rules, which is why the EU acted. Perhaps now it will move to avoid further conflict.

U.S. Senate unanimously passes bill to allow U.S. airlines to ignore EU emissions scheme