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Will IMO 2020 reduce far fewer deaths than initially expected?

Photo of a tanker at sea with the words IMO 2020 written above it

By Pablo Rodas-Martini, December 15, 2019 The reason for IMO 2020 is to save lives. The study elaborated by the Finish Meteorological Institute: “Health Impacts Associated with Delay of MARPOL Global Sulphur Standards,” and submitted at the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) in 2016, forecasted that 570,000 lives could be saved thanks to IMO 2020.  …

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