UN holds meeting on curbing greenhouse emissions from ships


UN holds meeting on curbing greenhouse emissions from ships

The UN maritime agency is holding a weeklong meeting aimed at curbing emissions from ships.

Environmental activists say that while shipping contributes only 2-3 per cent of global greenhouses gases, the industry’s efforts are essential to combating climate change.

Proposals at the International Maritime Organization meeting that began Monday in London include keeping emissions below 2008 levels, but some shipping nations oppose such a cap. Read More

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