Four Strategies that Help Reduce the Shipping Industry’s Carbon Emissions

Four Strategies that Help Reduce the Shipping Industry’s Carbon Emissions
Ships are responsible for roughly 3% of global CO2 and GHG emissions (CO2-eq), emitting approximately 1 billion tonnes of CO2 and GHGs per year, according to the data from 2007 to 2012. Yet the total emissions from international shipping could go up due to the growth of the world maritime trade.To mitigate the shipping industry's carbon footprint, the International Maritime Organization ("IMO"), as the United Nations specialized agency with respo...
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The world's largest shipping company is setting up a research center to decarbonize the industry

The world's largest shipping company is setting up a research center to decarbonize the industry
Danish company A.P. Moller-Maersk has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.It will team up with other industry leaders to set up a research center to reduce carbon emissions in the shipping industry.The center will be based in Denmark and combine the knowledge from industry experts, academia and regulators.Shipping carries around 80% of global trade, and is directly responsible for 3% of worldwide emissions. The world's largest container ...
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Electric car sales tripled last year in Australia. Here’s what we can do to keep them growing

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A total of 6718 electric vehicles were sold in Australia in 2019. That's three times as many as in 2018, but it's still small beer. More than a million fossil-fueled light vehicles (including SUVs and utes) were sold in the same period. The sales figures were published in the wake of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that sales of petrol or diesel cars will be banned in the UK by 2035. The UK's isn't the only right-of-centre governme...
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