07.10.2013 - Airline industry body agrees on first global deal on carbon emissions
A first-ever global deal on curbing the airline industry’s rising carbon emissions was agreed upon Friday, the International Civil Aviation Organization said, though hammering out the details could take years. The full agreement is not scheduled to take effect until 2020 but the most contentious issues have been resolved, officials said in Montreal. Air transport “now becomes the only major industry sector to have a multilateral global market-based mechanism agreement in place to help govern future greenhouse gas emissions,” ICAO Council President Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez said...............................................Full Article: Source
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