IMO floats proposal for cap on shipping emissions

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Week-long meeting in London looks at range of proposals to lower shipping's emissions while protecting global trade

The environmental committee of the UN's International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is meeting in London this week tasked with preparing the ground for an international agreement on lowering shipping emissions...

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