Speaking at the annual Aviation and Environment Summit March 21, Mary Veronica Tovsak-Pleterski, director for European and International Carbon Markets with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action, said that the European Union is ready to secure a global deal on reducing air transit emissions, but that it will not suspend application of its Emissions Trading System to encourage a multilateral solution. She noted that a global solution through the International Civil Aviation Organization is the best path forward, but stressed that the EU would not exercise its flexibility powers unless progress was made with the ICAO.
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Global aviation emissions negotiations
- Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
- David Leiter, Sarah Litke and Daniel Phillips
- European Union, Global
- March 25 2012
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