Paris Agreement silent on aviation, shipping

The Paris Agreement makes no mention of cutting CO2 from aviation and shipping, weakening the link between these growing sectors and the agreed goal of keeping global temperature rise well below 2°C

The Paris Agreement makes no mention of cutting CO2 from aviation and shipping, weakening the link between these growing sectors and the agreed goal of keeping global temperature rise well below 2°C.

A draft paragraph that would have required countries to “pursue the limitation or reduction” of aviation and shipping emissions was dropped in the second week of the Paris talks.

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