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EU stops aviation CO2 scheme for one year

12.11.12 @ 14:24

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The European Commission has frozen for one year its law on taxing non-EU airlines on the CO2 they emit in Europe. Environment commissioner Hedegaard said the freeze is designed to create "a positive atmosphere" for a global-level deal. China, Russia and the US had hated the EU scheme.

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