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China a Key Player in Aviation Emissions Agreement

China and the U.S. have put climate issues back into renewed focus by formally approving the Paris Climate agreement at the onset of the G20 summit this month. In several weeks, these two countries will have another opportunity to demonstrate climate leadership, this time by taking a stand against the growing carbon emissions from the aviation industry. From September 27 th to October 7 th, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a UN agency, is meeting in Montreal to vote on an agreement to work towards “carbon neutral growth” in aviation post-2020.
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