Is BP trying to pull the wool over people’s eyes yet again?
With all the advances in technology,that great laptop / tablet you got for Christmas will be obsolete within a year or less.
Best Buy has come up with a solution for those who just have to have the latest and greatest electronic “toys”.
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Since Anglo-Dutch conglomerate Unilever bought out Ben and Jerry’s in 2000, though there was lip service about no changes being made was given for the sake of long-standing customers, such sadly has proven to be just that – lip service.
In typical fashion, three U.S.-based airlines – American, Continental and United Airlines have filed suit, along with the Air Transport Association, to stop initial implementation of EU emission trading regulations for the aviation industry.
The EU’s cap and trade system caps CO2 emissions, requiring polluters – including all airlines -to purchase offsets in order to continue operating within EU airspace. Earlier this year the UK started allowing its Environment Agency to fine UK airlines that don’t those emissions standards,
In their complaint, the three American air carriers and the ATA stated that the rules were in violation of a 2007 bilateral air transport agreement between the U.S. and EU. They argue that a flight from London to the U.S. would almost exclusively occur outside EU airspace.
Ironically, the ATA has repeatedly called for a global solution to limit aviation emissions.
Seems like talk is one thing but actions are another animal altogther. Hmm – business as usual?