28 Jun '18, 2pm

Green groups left 'extremely disappointed' as aviation agency @icao waters down offset deal rules

Green groups left 'extremely disappointed' as aviation agency @icao waters down offset deal rules

The UN's aviation agency ICAO yesterday agreed new standards to govern a pioneering carbon offset deal for the global aviation industry. The scheme has been hailed as a major step forward for the sector, which will help drive investment in cleaner aviation fuels and mobilise investment in emission reduction schemes around the world. The offset scheme is also seen as critical to justifying investment in airport expansion, including the UK government's controversial backing this week for a third runway at Heathrow. Related articles CORSIA: Green groups left 'extremely disappointed' as aviation agency waters down offset deal rules 'Fundamental differences': Nestle suspended from Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Air traffic controllers may have delivered big carbon savings, but Heathrow row will rumble on 'Increased visibility': Hermes debuts fund manager climate risk tool '...

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