Countries near agreement on opt-in start to airline carbon market

Published 23:27 on August 30, 2016  /  Last updated at 04:12 on August 31, 2016  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Governments are nearing consensus on a six-year delay to the start to a mandatory scheme to offset international flight emissions but have inserted clauses that raise doubts over which airlines will be covered under a voluntary phase from 2021.

Governments are nearing consensus on a six-year delay to the start to a mandatory scheme to offset international flight emissions but have inserted clauses that raise doubts over which airlines will be covered under a voluntary phase from 2021.

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