European Parliament votes to bring shipping into EU emissions trading scheme

EU lawmakers have voted for the Emissions Trading System (ETS) and discussed aviation emissions as part of a reformed ETS. Sustainable transport group Transport & Environment has said ships and planes will not harm the climate in other sectors.

An adjustment has been made to the original text proposed which is to include shipping in the ETS from 2023. MEPs voted for the cap to reduce carbon emissions in line with other industries.

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