UN Agency Commits To Global Airline Emissions Regulations

Law360, New Orleans (October 4, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The United Nations air navigation agency approved plans Friday for the first-ever global airline emissions regulations, as the European Union, United States and more than 150 other member states agreed to develop a market-based measure by 2016 that will be implemented by 2020.

The deal comes at the end of two weeks of negotiations during the International Civil Aviation Organization’s triennial assembly in Montreal, buying another three years of time to iron out the details while putting airlines on notice that their carbon emissions during the...
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