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Aviation’s greenhouse gases to be included in EU Emissions Trading Scheme on 1 January 2012

June 9th, 2011 by Office of the European Commissioner for Climate Action

The EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) was established in 2003 by Directive 2003/87/EC and started operation on 1 January 2005. Initially the EU ETS included only land based industrial installations. In 2008, it was decided that from 1 January 2012 aviation activities of aircraft operators that operate flights arriving at and departing from European […]