Moscow meeting opposes EU carbon-emissions tax

Moscow meeting opposes EU carbon-emissions tax


A meeting concerning a carbon-emissions tax for airlines using EU airspace has been held this week in Moscow.

Thirty-two countries took part, including China, the United States, Brazil, India, Japan, Singapore, South Africa and Argentina. The countries signed a declaration opposing Europe's unilateral decision to impose a green tax on airlines flying over the European Union territory.

The declaration includes retaliatory measures to the EU Emissions-Trading Scheme (ETS), allowing ...


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