Canuck airlines fear EU emissions scheme

In 2007, Canada was one of a handful of countries to sign a letter to the European Union demanding it scrap a plan to force non-EU airlines flying to the continent to join a carbon emissions trading system. That letter expressed a "strong dissatisfaction" with the idea, and threatened legal action if the EU continued to move forward.

Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 07/20/2011 12:00 am EDT

In 2007, Canada was one of a handful of countries to sign a letter to the European Union demanding it scrap a plan to force non-EU airlines flying to the continent to join a carbon emissions trading system. That letter expressed a "strong dissatisfaction" with the idea, and threatened legal action if the EU continued to move forward.

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