2017 – Open letter to IATA: Airlines shouldn’t use Montreal resolution to undermine domestic European climate ambition

February 2017

“The 2016 triennial ICAO assembly established a global offsetting mechanism for international aviation, known as the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). The CORSIA is completely out of step with the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement, purely relies on offsets and does not require any in-sector reductions. Furthermore, it is not legally binding until at least 2027 and does not include comprehensive accounting or offset quality rules.”