Friends of the Earth are asking as many people as possible to write to their MEP for a strengthened ETS including aviation
aviation in the EUETS (European Union Emissions Trading Scheme). This is a key
opportunity to ensure that the EU tackles aviation’s climate impact. Ask your
MEP to improve the effectiveness of the EUETS, by asking for the strongest possible
ETS, with effective measures on aviation.
the MEPs for your area. If you have the time and the energy, you can write to
more than one ……….
Trading Scheme (ETS) proposal.
welcome but I am concerned that the current proposal will have minimal effect
on the rapid growth in aviation’s emissions.
the position the European Parliament adopted in June 2006 concerning the inclusion
of aviation in the EU ETS (2005/2249(INI)).
Therefore this is not the time for the European Parliament to step back in its
fight against global warming.
on climate mitigation that is discussed under co-decision in the European institutions
at the moment. The way the European Parliament and the other institutions deal
with it will be decisive for the future policy in this area.
that you will be voting for the strongest possible aviation ETS. This ETS should:
(2010 or earlier); recent research by the UK Tyndall centre found that aviation
emissions could rise 25-60% from 2005 levels by 2012 – the planned start date
of the full aviation ETS.
â€¢ Adopt a 1990 baseline in line with the Kyoto Protocol and other sectors in
â€¢ Auction 100% of carbon permits in line with the ‘polluter pays’ principle;
this would also avoid the complexities and disputes surrounding benchmarking currently
â€¢ Adopt a 2x interim multiplier in recognition of aviation’s considerable non
CO2 climate impacts