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China's stance on EU aviation carbon tax

02-22-2012 13:25 BJT

Aviation is not the world’s biggest carbon polluter but it is the fastest-growing source of carbon emissions.

The European Union says that’s why it imposed a carbon tax at the start of this year on all airlines using its airspace. Brussels insists the legislation is good for the environment and legally sound. Full Story>>

A China Southern Airlines' Airbus A380 pictured after taking off from the
Airbus delivery centre in Colomiers, southwestern France, on its delivery
day last October. China said Monday it had banned its airlines from
complying with an EU scheme to impose charges on carbon emissions opposed
by more than two dozen countries including India, Russia and the United States.

 

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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