Government face flak for aviation emissions ‘dithering’

The Department for Transport (DfT) has taken the flak from environmental campaigners over its “astonishing” response to the Committee on Climate Change’s report on aviation. In the report, DfT confirms its plan to introduce aviation in the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) from 2012. However, the Department said that it still needs to choose whether […]

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So the CRC has been ‘streamlined’ by DECC. The major changes are a reduction in the number of fuels covered by the legislation, a move to fixed price allowances, overall simplification of the entry criteria and reducing an overlap with other schemes such as the EUETS. See our related story CRC changes announced for full […]