Should the EU suspend its airline emissions charge?

Date: 30 October 2012

The EU’s Emissions Trading System includes all flights to, from and within Europe as eligible for regulation – something that has faced strong opposition from the US and China. With Airbus’s orders from China falling, the pressure has grown from within Europe. This column argues that for reasons of economic principle, legality and practicality, the EU should stand its ground.

Cameron Hepburn

Economics of Sustainability

Economics of Sustainability

Should the EU suspend its airline emissions charge?


Type: paper

Hepburn, C. (2012). 'Should the EU suspend its airline emissions charge?'. VoxEU, 30 October 2012. Retrieved from: https://voxeu.org/article/should-eu-suspend-its-airline-emissions-charge


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