EU racing against clock to revise aviation pollution law
The European Union is drafting an amendment to its aviation emissions trading system (ETS) after world nations reached agreement on a global scheme in October. A proposal will be presented in January, an EU official said, warning time is already running short to get the bill approved on time.
Peter Vis, a senior advisor at the European Commission in charge of transport decarbonisation, said Europe’s aviation ETS will have to be reconsidered in light of the deal reached at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Montreal last October.
Speaking at a EurActiv event on Wednesday (7 December), Vis said the Commission was preparing “appropriate proposals” in January to ensure EU laws on aviation pollution are in line with the bloc’s international commitments. [...]
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