US voices support for UN’s CORSIA aviation scheme, quelling some worries

Published 15:37 on March 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:44 on March 13, 2018  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The US has voiced its support for the UN’s international aviation offset scheme and its draft rules, diminishing fears that the Trump administration would try to water down or decline to initially partake in the mechanism to tackle the sector’s growing impact on climate change.

(Clarifies that the US could technically decline to participate in CORSIA’s mandatory period from 2027 without having to leave ICAO)

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