Shipping faces demands to cut CO2

Shipping faces demands to cut CO2
 

A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change.
A meeting of the International Maritime Organisation in London next week will face demands for shipping to radically reduce its CO2 emissions.
If shipping doesn't clean up, it could contribute almost a fifth of the global total of CO2 by 2050.
A group of nations led by Brazil, Saudi Arabia, India, Panama and Argentina is resisting CO2 targets for shipping.
Their submission to the meeting says capping ships' overall emissions would restrict world trade. It might also force goods on to... read more

 
31 March 2018 in Business, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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