Airline Watchdog Said to Weigh 2 Forest Credits for Offsets

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  • ICAO wants to ensure new aviation carbon market is credible
  • Nations meet May 11 to continue talks on planned program

The International Civil Aviation Organization is considering new rules that would require airlines to buy two forest-protection emission credits for each metric ton of carbon dioxide, double the typical amount, amid concern over the permits’ environmental credibility, according to two people with direct knowledge of negotiations.

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