CORSIA set for take-off: ICAO agrees aviation CO2 offsetting scheme, backs UN credit use

Published 17:30 on October 6, 2016  /  Last updated at 13:10 on July 5, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Governments clinched a deal on ICAO’s global market-based measure to offset international aviation emissions from 2020 on Thursday, with last-minute changes providing support for the use of UN-backed credits while weakening a link to the Paris Agreement’s temperature goals.

Governments clinched a deal on ICAO’s global market-based measure to offset international aviation emissions from 2020 on Thursday, with last-minute changes providing support for the use of UN-backed credits while weakening a link to the Paris Agreement’s temperature goals.

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