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Ministers urged to cap aviation emissions to meet carbon targets

Publié par carmion le 09/09/2009

Caroline Davies

"An agreement to cap aviation emissions must be reached at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen if countries are to meet targets to combat global warming, according to the committee set up to advise the government on the issue.

"Rich countries should take the lead, ensuring their aviation emissions are no higher or lower than they were in 2005 by 2050, the climate change committee said in a letter to ministers.

"In advance of the December meeting in Denmark, the committee said any deal to reduce emissions from flying should be "ambitious", and the aim should be for no less than the EU's current plan which require a 5% reduction in emissions from 2013 to 2020." Read on...

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"Ministers urged to cap aviation emissions to meet carbon targets", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 24/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ministers-urged-to-cap-aviation-emissions-to-meet-carbon-targets