The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a proposed endangerment finding showing that greenhouse gasses from aviation endanger public health or welfare; as well as an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking providing an update on the international process to set a global carbon standard for aircraft and the potential use of...

On February 6, a band of airline lobbyists penned a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta, calling on them to yield their authority on regulating CO2 emissions from aircraft to the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). For 18 years, ICAO has...

  Last week, a little-known UN body called the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) approved a road map for establishing a ceiling on global warming pollution from airplanes in 2020. The new agreement calls for a new “market-based measure” and has the potential to limit a large and fast growing...