ICAO to review CORSIA offsetting baseline in 2025, experts say current level not Paris-aligned

Published 18:47 on October 17, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:03 on October 17, 2022  /  Aviation/CORSIA, International, Voluntary  /  No Comments

The emissions baseline above which airlines will need to buy carbon credits to comply with the UN's CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme will be up for review in 2025, a country representative for the associated ICAO Council told an event on Monday, as speakers broadly agreed that the current level of ambition was not stringent enough to be compliant with a Paris Agreement warming trajectory.

The emissions baseline above which airlines will need to buy carbon credits to comply with the UN’s CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme will be up for review in 2025, a country representative for the associated ICAO Council told an event on Monday, as speakers broadly agreed that the current level of ambition was not stringent enough to be compliant with a Paris Agreement warming trajectory.

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