Shipping: Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition ahead of crucial global meeting

Cecilia Keating
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Shipping contributes to between two and three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions | Credit: Andy Li
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Shipping contributes to between two and three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions | Credit: Andy Li

IMO talks are once again courting controversy, with green groups warning that current proposals setting out how the sector can deliver its 2030 decarbonisation target fall far short of global climate goals

The global shipping industry's decarbonisation efforts are once again facing stormy seas. Ahead of the latest crucial round of talks at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), green groups are warning...

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