Iata to push for global emission cap scheme

It will work to adopt proposals at next ICAO assembly in 2016, says its chief

[SINGAPORE] The International Air Transport Association (Iata) is committed to ensuring the successful adoption of proposals at the next International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) assembly in 2016 for a market-based measures (MBM) scheme to cap airlines' carbon emissions, said Iata's director-general Tony Tyler.

"We will work hard to see that happen. The worst possible outcome for us is the failure of states to implement a global scheme, with the result of a proliferation of regional schemes,"...

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