EU urged not to mess with UN aviation rules

By |maj 29th, 2020|CORSIA, Frans Timmermans, kerosene tax, News|

Leading MEPs have asked the European Commission and Council not to seek changes to the UN's global aviation scheme, aimed at making the industry carbon neutral. Airlines have requested more leeway to ride out the coronavirus outbreak slump.

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UN aviation scheme to supplement, not replace EU carbon trading

By |maj 12th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, CORSIA, News|

The UN aviation agency's planned scheme for offsetting emissions from international flights will supplement, not replace, the European Union's carbon market, the bloc's transport Commissioner said on Monday (11 May).

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EU transport chief cautions against green strings for airline bailouts

By |april 16th, 2020|Airlines, Aviation, CORSIA, News, railways|

European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean told EURACTIV in an interview that the coronavirus outbreak means it is the wrong time to condition state aid for airlines on green measures, but warned the industry to stick to its passenger rights obligations.

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Airlines urge UN aviation body to rethink climate measures

By |april 7th, 2020|Bas Eickhout, CORSIA, ICAO, News|

Airlines are putting pressure on the UN to make it easier for them to curb emissions in the 2020s, as the industry reels from the collapse of air travel because of the coronavirus. EURACTIV's partner Climate Home News reports.

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Coronavirus redraws battle lines on airline emissions

By |marec 25th, 2020|CORSIA, News|

European airlines crippled by the coronavirus have demanded lasting relief from environmental taxes - in a move that pits their immediate survival against longer-term emissions goals.

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UN aviation body dumps dodgy carbon credits

By |marec 16th, 2020|CORSIA, News|

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) decided on Friday (13 March) to restrict how airlines, already struggling with the impact of coronavirus, can offset their emissions under a new climate change-busting mechanism.

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IATA official: Incentives needed for green alternatives to kerosene

By |december 6th, 2019|CORSIA, IATA, ICAO, jet fuel, News, RED II, SAF, sustainable aviation, transport decarbonisation|

Alternative fuels are the long-term solution to reduce emissions from aviation, but incentives are needed to scale them up, an official from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) told EURACTIV.com.

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UN body votes to ground EU’s aviation emission efforts

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Bas Eickhout, CORSIA, ETS, ICAO, News, Violeta Bulc|

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a UN agency, decided on Friday (4 October) to press ahead with plans to make its own emissions offsetting scheme the only option available to its 193 member states.

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EU countries urged to reject UN scheme that could thwart action on aviation emissions

By |september 23rd, 2019|aviation emissions trading scheme, aviation ETS, CORSIA, EU ETS, ICAO, News, Violeta Bulc|

The European Commission has asked EU countries to reject a UN resolution this week that could forbid the bloc from going further than the CORSIA aviation emissions reduction plan currently being developed at international level.

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Why we are far from imposing a tax on kerosene

By |julij 12th, 2019|air travel, CO2, CORSIA, Emissions trading scheme, EU ETS, FDP, free democrats, Germany, kerosene, kerosene tax, News, Paris Climate Agreement, tax|

France introduced a tax on airline tickets this week. However, this does not really replace a tax on kerosene, which continues to be tax-exempt across Europe. But why is the EU not introducing such a tax? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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