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Icao fights for post-Kyoto control of aviation

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The International Civil Aviation Organisation says it is developing a framework for a global emissions trading scheme for aviation. The statement is being seen as the latest step in a battle for control of aviation's environmental performance after December’s climate summit in Copenhagen which should set post-2012 climate targets.

However you look at it, subsidies for new cars do more harm than good

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Editorial by Jos Dings

When people rush into things, there are normally unforeseen consequences. When politicians and officials are faced with a crisis, they feel the need to rush to take some action. It is a recipe for long-term chaos, and it’s happening right now with Europe's car industry.