Global shipping industry faces calls to reduce emissions

The IMO’s International Marine Environment Protection Committee met in London, UK last week to agree a global plan for reducing emissions levels within the shipping sector. With container ships fuel reportedly having 3,500 times more sulphur than car diesel, there have been recent calls for the global shipping industry to reduce emissions, proposing a 50% cut by 2050. International shipping carries about 90% of world trade, but so far there ... [+]

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