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EU extends climate quotas for airlines

The EU Commission wants to modify its system for trading CO2 credits, so that the aviation industry remains under the quota system while intercontinental flights remain excluded.

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It will take an adjustment to the EU's carbon trading system, the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), for Europe's airlines to remain covered, a change now recommended by the EU Commission, according to a press release from the Commision.

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