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EU airline carbon emissions decision could mean the end to peanuts as we know them! (Video)

• The Political Commentator
Just what the global economy didn't need is a new EU tax on airlines for carbon emissions! About a week ago the topic of the EU carbon market and the European Union Emission Trading Scheme was discussed at The Political Commentator. The eight critical questions that needed to be asked to global warming proponents were laid out and the new record low for EU carbon prices was discussed. New EU tax on international airlines! Now, one week later the European Court of Justice dismissed claims of infringement on national sovereignty or violation of international aviation treaties and has allowed for a carbon cap and trade tax to be imposed on international airlines flying into European airports. This despite the fact that under the Kyoto climate pact countries had agreed to bring emission issues before the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization. So who will pay?

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