European Union Emission Trading Scheme

June 26, 2010 - 5:51am

Smaller European airlines have been warned that inaccurate monitoring of aircraft emissions data could cost them €1 million ($1.23 million) over the first reporting cycle for the new emissions trading scheme (ETS), spanning 2012 to 2020.

May 26, 2010 - 7:02am

Eurocontrol appears to be close to finally approving the funding and development of its ETS Support Facility, which would give business aircraft operators a relatively cost-effective way of meeting their obligations to monitor, report and verify carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under Europe’s emissions trading scheme (ETS).

May 10, 2010 - 11:47am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) may advise its members to pull out of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme if Eurocontrol does not develop the EU-ETS support facility. This system would give business aviation operators a relatively cost-effective way to meet the requirement to monitor, report and verify the carbon emissions of their aircraft.

May 5, 2010 - 10:28am

The long-term costs associated with environmental legislation could be “detrimental” to the business aviation community, according to Bob Shuter, chairman of IBAC’s environmental issues work group, and a member of Tuesday’s panel session, “Aviation and the Environment, Where Now?”

May 5, 2010 - 10:23am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) may advise its members to pull out of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme if Eurocontrol does not develop the EU-ETS support facility. This system would give business aviation operators a relatively cost-effective way to meet the requirement to monitor, report and verify the carbon emissions of their aircraft.

May 4, 2010 - 11:08am

Austrian politician Jörg Leichtfried cut the ceremonial ribbon for the official opening of EBACE yesterday, and industry leaders speculated, with good reason, that the event could mark the start of a gradual economic recovery after two years of severe difficulties.

April 30, 2010 - 4:39am

The viability of business aviation’s continued participation in Europe’s controversial emissions trading scheme (ETS) should be decided at a meeting of Eurocontrol’s air navigation services board on May 6.

March 30, 2010 - 5:20am

The European Commission (EC) is set to approve a simplified process for so-called small emitters to calculate and report carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from their aircraft as an alternative means of compliance with the new emissions trading scheme (ETS). The EC’s climate change committee has given its blessing to the new process and, following further scrutiny by the European Parliament, it is expected to be adopted by the EC this summer.

February 22, 2010 - 7:19am

The European Commission’s latest list of operators subject to the emissions trading scheme (ETS) is still incomplete and inaccurate, according to companies that are trying to help operators comply with the new environmental requirement.

December 29, 2009 - 9:33am

The European Commission published a new provisional list of operators who are required to submit plans for monitoring, reporting and verifying carbon emissions under the European Union emissions trading scheme (ETS). The list is intended to

 
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