Aviation Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Avoiding a Trade War

The Environment & Energy Section hosted a panel featuring Nancy Young Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Airlines for America Felix Leinemann Transportation Counselor, Delegation of the European Union Holly Woodruff Lyons Senior Counsel, House Subcommittee on Aviation Annie Petsonk International Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund The UN group overseeing civil aviation just approved a landmark agreement to cut carbon emissions by 2020. The UN is now authorized to develop a develop a global market-based measure (MBM) before the UN general assembly in 2016. One of the many possible provisions may tax airlines for greenhouse gas emissions. Date & Time: October 29, 2013 12:30 – 2:00 PM Location: Bingham McCutchen LLP 2020 K Street NW (between 20th/21st), 11th Floor Washington, DC 20006 (Metros: Farragut North or Farragut West) Price: WIIT Members: free Non-Members: $15