Tag: <span>WWF</span>

COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030
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COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030

Recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and developments at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow are a wake-up call that the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) cannot ignore. Countries must now build on their commitments to save the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature goal with concrete action and halve shipping...

NGOs call on IMO secretary-general for urgent action on climate crisis
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NGOs call on IMO secretary-general for urgent action on climate crisis

A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have sent a letter to secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, calling for urgent action in addressing shipping’s impact on the climate crisis. In their letter to Mr Lim, the NGOs urge the IMO and other organisations to, “step forward with innovative policies and importantly, and...

Industry calls for carriage ban on non-compliant fuels
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Industry calls for carriage ban on non-compliant fuels

Players in the global shipping industry and leading environmental organisations have made a joint call to prohibit the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels once the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap takes effect on January 1, 2020. In a joint statement made to the International Maritime Organization, environmental and shipping organisations have proposed a carriage ban on...