The International Civil Aviation Organization has agreed to develop a mechanism to combat aviation's emissions by 2016. But the agreement makes it difficult for the EU to bring flights under its emissions trading scheme
The agency’s new Carbon Reduction Commitment annual data reports will include total emissions but lack carbon intensity metrics, ruling out energy efficiency benchmarking. But more data is included on energy generated onsite
A downward revision in greenhouse gas targets for the 2020s would not be justifiable and would “severely undermine” the UK’s credibility in EU negotiations, the Committee on Climate Change has told the government.