27 Sep '12, 8pm

A Bipartisan Vote Against European Air Fines

Approved unanimously on Saturday before Congress adjourned for a fall campaign hiatus, the Senate bill drew relatively little attention. It was the “European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011,” the latest attempt to exempt American airlines from paying fees imposed by the European Union to cover the greenhouse gases their planes emit while flying to and from European airports. The House passed a somewhat tougher bill last October. Because the bills have some differences, the final version will have to be sorted out later when Congress resumes work after the November elections. The measure, which drew bipartisan sponsorship, is the latest salvo in the tug-of-war over whether American air carriers should pay what is essentially a carbon tax for flights to and from Europe under the European Emissions Trading System, which the aviation sector became a part...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/a-bipartisan-vo...

Tweets

VOTE FOR ME PLEASE! VOTE REGINE. 把你宝贵的一票投给我。

courts.com.sg 30 Sep '12, 4pm

Your gender and title do not match. Please enter your full name. Please enter your date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy). And you mus...

Tougher Air Rules for Europe?

enn.com 28 Sep '12, 2pm

How tight should the air pollution laws be? There is a lot of argument and concern not only over health issues but over co...

Many Europeans still exposed to harmful air pol...

eea.europa.eu 24 Sep '12, 8am

Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: "This report is a timely reminder of how important air quality is to the hea...

European plans for $14 billion in new drones

spacewar.com 30 Sep '12, 9am

Europe is being tipped to spend nearly $14 billion over the next 10 years on research and development of unmanned aerial s...

Vote the top 3 school soccer players for them t...

courts.com.sg 30 Sep '12, 3am

Log in/Register HomeClubber/Customer Log in NRIC Password ? Remember me Forgot password? Click here and we'll email you a ...