Trade Dispute Looms EU Court Forces US Airlines to Pay for Emissions

US airlines have suffered a defeat in the EU's highest court, which upheld a law on Wednesday that will require airlines to pay for carbon emissions on flights to and from Europe. The new rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2012. US officials have warned that the move will have repercussions.
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cro -- with wire reports