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Nations Debate First Global Limits On Airplane Carbon Emissions

A picture taken on March 11, 2010 shows a passenger plane shortly after takeoff at the Geneva International Airport in Geneva, Switzerland. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on March 11, 2010 shows a passenger plane shortly after takeoff at the Geneva International Airport in Geneva, Switzerland. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Talks begin in Montreal today over the first global limits ever on carbon emissions from international flights. Representatives from about 200 countries are taking part. China and the United States have already backed the deal.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jason Bellini of the Wall Street Journal about what the deal would do, and the sticking points that remain.

Guest

Jason Bellini, video reporter and senior producer at the Wall Street Journal. He tweets @jasonbellini.

 

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