EU airline emissions plan upsets India

The European Union’s airline emissions plans have upset India, in a row that could stall global climate change talks. The European law that charges airlines over their emissions is set to come into play next year. India’s environment minister said on Wednesday the effect on emerging economies was “unacceptable.” According to Reuters, Jayanthi Natarajan said […]

India rejecting Kyoto, despite apparent Chinese willingness

A surprising new move by China toward agreeing to limit emissions could be the key to unlocking a new climate change deal in Durban, despite negativity from India. According to reports from Norton Rose lawyers, China’s position as the world’s largest polluter would force others to follow suit due to political pressures. The law firm […]