Chinese airlines refuse to pay EU carbon tax

5th January 2012, Comments 1 comment

A group representing Chinese airlines says it will ignore Europe's framework for taxing carbon emissions in the aviation industry. Government officials in Beijing want Brussels to got back to the drawing board.

1 Comment To This Article

  • Perigrino posted:

    on 5th January 2012, 18:47:16 - Reply

    With all due respect: The Chinese government is not known for its environmental concern. Look only so far as the continuation of the Three Gorges project which will destroy more than 100 species of rare fish and which brought strong objections from the world's environmental community.

    The solution. If you do not pay the carbon tax you can not land in Europe.