CORSIA consultation fuels transparency fears

EU institutions may have to wait until late 2018 to debate rules for the CORSIA global aviation emissions trading scheme, which critics say undermines obligations for openness

EU institutions will likely have to wait until the second half of 2018 to debate and vote on rules for the CORSIA global aviation emissions trading scheme, a move that critics say undermines obligations for openness on key environmental policies.  

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the UN’s aviation body, is scheduled to agree rules — known in official jargon as SARPs — for the carbon offsets the sector will use to count against their emissions from 2020.

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