Global Shipping GHG Talks Stall Amid U.S. Doubts About Research Fund

November 29, 2021
Efforts to reduce greenhouse gases from global shipping have stalled as member countries of the U.N. International Maritime Organization (IMO) failed to agree on mechanisms to cut emissions, amid disagreements over long-term goals for the sector, and specific Biden administration doubts about a proposed industry research fund for zero-carbon technology. At this month’s international climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, several IMO members including the United States called for an increase in the body’s ambition to decarbonize shipping. President Joe Biden’s...

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