International Aviation and Shipping to be exempt from emissions cuts in Paris negotiations

Ian Carey Letters, News

International shipping and aviation, huge sources of emissions, were dropped from last week’s draft Paris climate agreement. This is an incredibly backward step, leaving an emissions gap in the agreement equivalent to Germany and UK combined. Even more incredible given both sectors purchase their fuel tax free, and their emissions are set to treble by 2050. In response to this the Environmental …

Ian CareyInternational Aviation and Shipping to be exempt from emissions cuts in Paris negotiations