EXCLUSIVE: Is China backtracking on UN aviation carbon market deal?

Published 00:54 on December 13, 2016  /  Last updated at 01:02 on December 13, 2016  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

China wants assurances including that its airlines can use domestic carbon offsets to meet obligations under the UN’s global aviation carbon market, a senior government official said Monday, revealing that his country was not yet fully in support of the ICAO deal despite having signed it two months ago.

China wants assurances including that its airlines can use domestic carbon offsets to meet obligations under the UN’s global aviation carbon market, a senior government official said Monday, revealing that his country was not yet fully in support of the ICAO deal despite having signed it two months ago.

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