19 Dec '12, 12pm

Govt will defer decision on including international aviation + shipping emissions in #climatechange Act til 2016

Government will defer a decision on whether to include international aviation and shipping emissions in carbon budgets until the setting of the fifth carbon budget in 2016, by which point there should be more clarity on how aviation emissions will be tackled at an EU and global level. Last month, the European Commission proposed that it would suspend international aspects of the aviation EU Emissions Trading Scheme in order that progress could be made by the International Civil Aviation Organization in developing a global agreement on the treatment of aviation emissions. Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey said: “Given the uncertainty of what is happening at the EU and global level in managing aviation emissions, we think it sensible to defer our decision on the inclusion of aviation and shipping emissions in the UK’s carbon budgets. This governme...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_168/pn12_...

Tweets

Free international shipping with purchase of 2 ...

charleskeith.com 21 Dec '12, 3am

You are about to leave CharlesKeith.com online shopping site and will be redirecting to CharlesKeith.com branding site.

Shipping looks to clean up its act:

edition.cnn.com 18 Dec '12, 3am

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Shipping accounts for around 3% global CO2 emissions, according to IMO Industry facing tough financial ti...

Shipping industry trying to go green

edition.cnn.com 18 Dec '12, 3am

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Shipping accounts for around 3% global CO2 emissions, according to IMO Industry facing tough financial ti...

US aviation units in Afghanistan awarded German...

stripes.com 19 Dec '12, 10am

View Gallery (3 images) German President Joachim Gauck, center, visits a memorial to coalition troops killed in northern A...

Historic decision in Spore- no order to cost fo...

malaysianbar.org.my 20 Dec '12, 6am

It said the court found that the “constitutional questions raised were of general public importance, as reflected in exten...

Largest companies setting emissions reduction targets

Largest companies setting emissions reduction t...

greenbiz.com 20 Dec '12, 4pm

A new report from Ceres, Calvert Investments , and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) finds that most have set at least short-t...

For our first blog post, we wanted to tackle th...

pressfreedomfoundation.org 20 Dec '12, 5pm

The last few days have been incredible. Since we launched on Sunday night, supporters have helped the Freedom of the Press...

From “Loughead” to “Lockheed”: Meet the aviatio...

lockheedmartin.com 19 Dec '12, 4pm

Who We Are Reunion A Returning Marine's Family Reunion at Lockheed Martin Leadership Our Businesses Culture Global Activit...