Protest against the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is gaining pace with Russia meeting to discuss the possibility of prohibiting its airlines from participating in the scheme.   Speaking to Reuters, Aeroflot said: “The Russian government is now reviewing a bill prohibiting Russian airlines to participate in emission trading: it means considering a retaliatory approach.” “We are facing a new initiative by the EU that may trigger real ‘trade wars’ and cause damage to the world airline industry at one of its most critical stages.” The new law obliges global airlines to pay for emissions when using

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