The European Union held firm on the issue of extending the emission trading system (ETS) for all flights entering or departing from airports in the region, a move strongly opposed by 26 countries.
Governments of more than 20 countries, including the US, China, Russia, India and Brazil, have agreed on a joint declaration opposing the inclusion of aviation in the ETS starting in 2012
"No. It is a law," Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik, told reporters when asked...
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