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Shippers Close to Global Deal to Cut Greenhouse Gas Pollution

Aerial view of container terminal

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 18, 2020 Almost 200 nations at talks with UN’s maritime organization | Environmentalists say deal won’t require action soon enough By Jess Shankleman and Ewa Krukowska for Bloomberg – Nearly 200 countries are nearing a legally-binding agreement to reduce pollution from the world’s cargo ships, a step forward after two years of talks on how the industry should clean up its …

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European Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution

Smoke from container ship

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 If left unchecked, the IMO has said CO2 emissions from maritime transport could increase by up to 250% by 2050 from 2012 levels By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union’s carbon market from 2022, …

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