Climate Change Negotiations – UNFCCC, COP, Other Conventions and Protocols

China, US, Europe pledge support for global aviation emissions pact- I

  1. Target: To cap the carbon pollution of all international flights at 2020 levels will be voluntary between 2021 and 2026 and then mandatory from 2027 for the world’s largest emitters
  2. Due to be finalised at a meeting of the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in September
  3. Expected to go into effect from 2021
  4. Airlines in participating countries would need to limit their emissions or offset them by buying carbon credits from designated environmental projects around the world
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