DOSSIER: CORSIA, aviation’s global offset mechanism

Published 21:30 on June 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 00:41 on August 15, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier provides an overview of the upcoming market to offset international aviation emissions, with details of the key elements already agreed by governments at the UN’s ICAO, as well as details on participation and scope, offset eligibility and implications for airlines’ voluntary offsetting programmes.


After six years of negotiations, 191 governments in Oct. 2016 agreed at the UN aviation body ICAO on the design elements of a global market-based measure for international aviation.

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