More Nations Join U.S. in Fight against EU-ETSAugust 31, 2011 at 2:39 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
With the U.S., Australia, Canada and China having expressed objections to the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), now China and Russia are said to be soliciting other nations to help oppose the European plan.
According to China Daily, China will not comply with the EU demands and will take legal action at a future date against the plan. The newspaper quoted Chai Haibo, deputy secretary-general of the China Air Transport Association (CATA), as saying the EU-ETS is “radically unreasonable” and the association is not going to follow it or apply for an exemption. [more]