The World From Berlin The 'EU Must Remain Tough' on Emissions Trading

Europe's highest court has backed an EU emissions trading scheme for the aviation industry, angering leaders and airlines abroad. Experts warn the ruling could spark a trade war. Despite the tensions, German commentators on Thursday encouraged EU officials to stand strong on climate protection.
Planes taking off and landing in Europe must now pay for their emissions.

Planes taking off and landing in Europe must now pay for their emissions.

Foto: Fredrik Von Erichsen/ dpa
--Kristen Allen, with wires