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Aviation sector to vote on global emissions deal at ICAO assembly

Scheme being mooted aims to cap carbon emissions at 2020 levels by 2035
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:50
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Mr de Juniac said Corsia "will be the first global agreement of its kind for an industrial sector. We still need more states to demonstrate their leadership and commitment to sustainability by joining".

Singapore

THE aviation community is poised to put a long-awaited carbon emissions scheme to a vote at the 10-day International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly in a bid to cap emissions in the fast-growing industry.

191 member states have gathered at the meeting which