UK government urged to factor international aviation and shipping into climate plans

By |september 24th, 2019|IMO, News, Paris Agreement, United Kingdom|

Aviation and shipping should be included in the UK government's climate planning, according to an expert panel, which was already decisive in pushing lawmakers towards adopting a net-zero target for 2050. EURACTIV's partner edie.net reports.

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Shipping heavyweights at risk of missing climate targets

By |julij 4th, 2019|climate goals, IMO, maritime emissions, News, shipping emissions|

The world’s shipping heavyweights are not investing in key technologies to reduce their carbon footprint, putting the sector at risk of missing targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project.

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What the UN deal on shipping emissions means

By |april 18th, 2018|Energy Roadmap 2050, IMO, International Maritime Organisation, News, shipping, shipping emissions|

Last week’s difficult deal on shipping emissions at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) brought some good news. The not-so-good news is that there is far too little acceptance of the need for immediate action, writes Bill Hemmings.

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Brussels hails UN deal to halve shipping emissions by 2050

By |april 16th, 2018|Energy Roadmap 2050, IMO, International Maritime Organisation, News, shipping, shipping emissions|

Over 170 countries reached agreement on Friday (13 April) to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping by “at least” 50% on 2008 levels by 2050, ending years of slow progress.

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UN chief: Migration ‘highly desirable’ if managed humanely and responsibly

By |november 16th, 2017|Bonn, Climate Change, climate migraiton, climate refugees, COP23, EU, forced migration, IMO, Juncker plan, Libya, News, Niger, UN|

For the first time, the Paris Agreement acknowledged climate change causes migration. At COP23 in Bonn, the big question is how to address it, William Lacy Swing said in an interview with EURACTIV.com.

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