The European Commission should expect continued resistance to its emissions trading system (ETS) despite yesterday’s rejection of Airlines for America’s (A4A’s) legal challenge by the European Court of Justice. A4A’s case sought to dismiss a European law imposing emissions controls on all flights serving EU member states, claiming that the legislation breached international conventions. However, the ECJ ruled that “the uniform application of the scheme to all flights which depart from or ...


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