Thursday, January 5, 2012

Top China airlines to ignore EU carbon tax

[ via BBC News Business ] 5 Jan

China's biggest airlines will not pay a new European Union tax aimed at cutting carbon emissions, their trade body has said.

On 1 January, the EU brought airlines under its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), which levies a charge on flights based on their carbon emissions.
The tax has been criticised by China, India, the US and Canada.

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