MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United States supports a proposed market-based system to curb carbon emissions from the global aviation sector starting in 2020, but warned that concerns over measures to lower emissions in the interim threaten to undercut the broadly-supported goal, a U.S. official said.
Negotiators from over 190 countries gathered at the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization’s triennial assembly in Montreal will on Thursday to go over the details from a proposal to curb reduce greenhouse emissions from the aviation industry as agreed by ICAO’s 36-member governing council earlier this month.
trying to eavesdrop on #icao_38 delegates for intel on negotiations but all ppl talk about r which receptions to hit tonight. Canada? Italy?
Lots of bilateral mtgs around #ICAO today, including US-EU. Still unclear if close to an #emissions deal yet…depends who you ask #climate
MONTREAL (Reuters) – United Nations aviation chiefs said Tuesday that thorny issues still loom heading into two weeks of negotiations aimed at finalizing a deal to address greenhouse gas emissions from the global aviation sector.
The U.N.’s International Civil Aviation Organization, which sets standards for air travel, is attempting to iron out one of the worst aviation disputes in years, which has pitted the European Union against its trade rivals.