IMO Climate Talks: UN shipping body takes action on black carbon, but refuses to revisit 2050 climate target

Cecilia Keating
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Shipping activity in the Arctic is increasing as melting ice opens up new trade corridors | Credit: iStock
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Shipping activity in the Arctic is increasing as melting ice opens up new trade corridors | Credit: iStock

Latest round of UN climate talks for shipping delivers mixed results, offering progress on black carbon while a resolution for a 2050 zero emission target was quashed

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has this afternoon urged member states and shipping operators to reduce the black carbon emissions produed by shipping in the Arctic, in a move that campaigners...

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