Timmermans: Aviation sector should contribute to climate action

It is ‘high time’ that the aviation sector contributes to climate action like other industries, the European Commission vice-president in charge of the EU Green Deal has told MEPs, suggesting that this contribution could come in the form of a tax on kerosene.

by Robert Hodgson
Aviation: ‘I think it is high time that the aviation industry would contribute to decarbonisation’, green deal chief said (Photo by JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images)
Aviation: ‘I think it is high time that the aviation industry would contribute to decarbonisation’, green deal chief said (Photo by JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images)

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