With guidance lacking, shipping must chart its own path to decarbonisation

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Carbon War Room's Maurice Meehan argues that slow progress on green shipping policy means operators need to step up with their own efficiency plans

The shipping industry is in a quandary. It sits outside of the Paris Agreement and is regulated globally by its own UN governing body, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). With mounting pressure...

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