EU shows support for carbon pricing on shipping, aviation

EU shows support for carbon pricing on shipping, aviation


European Union finance ministers have indicated support for the carbon pricing of international maritime and aviation transport.

The ministers, meeting in Luxembourg, adopted conclusions on climate finance ahead of the UN climate change conference in Durban next month.

At the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009, developed countries agreed to mobilise $100 billion per year by 2020 to help poor countries adapt to climate change and develop low carbon technologies. Since then, governments...


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