Shipping sector must aim for short-term emissions cuts in IMO talks, campaigners say

The shipping sector has an “absolutely desperate” need for short-term emissions cuts, campaign groups have urged as crunch climate talks at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) get underway.

by Laura Cole
Smoke from the chimney of a ferry in Roscoff, France, September 2021. The IMO will discuss cutting emissions of CO2 and black carbon at a virtual meeting this week. Photo: Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images
Smoke from the chimney of a ferry in Roscoff, France, September 2021. The IMO will discuss cutting emissions of CO2 and black carbon at a virtual meeting this week. Photo: Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images

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