Countries inch towards 'bare minimum' climate target for shipping

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The negotiating room and press gallery at the International Maritime Organization were packed as talks on a climate target for shipping started on 9 April 2018 (Pic: IMO)
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The negotiating room and press gallery at the International Maritime Organization were packed as talks on a climate target for shipping started on 9 April 2018 (Pic: IMO)

EU and island leaders are calling for more ambition at the International Maritime Organization, while major emerging economies resist a tough cap on emissions

Negotiations over a long-term climate strategy for the global shipping industry are growing fractious as countries battle over the level of ambition. A coalition in favour of a stronger emissions reduction...

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