EU: All Airlines Must Pay for Their Carbon Emissions

It was decided many moons ago that the countries of the world would work together to stop global warming and climate change, by reducing their carbon emissions, in sync. Well, if you haven’t heard, that hasn’t come about. However, the EU has done a tremendous job of reducing its emissions in various sectors.

One sector that has been left essentially untouched, however, is the airlines sector. The fact that different airlines from all over the world fly in and out of the EU every hour complicates the matter. How can the EU make U.S. airlines or Chinese airlines pay for their emissions?

Well, it turns out they can do so, according to the highest court in Europe. And they will start doing so tomorrow. Here’s more: