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Shipping industry criticised for failure to reach carbon emissions deal

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A pollution control vessel near Ahmedabad, India. Photograph: Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty

International Maritime Organisation agrees sulfur emissions cap but is condemned for delaying measures to cut greenhouse gases

October 28, 2016 — The world’s leading shipping organisation has been condemned by environmental campaigners and MEPs for its failure to urgently tackle the industry’s impact on climate change, after it agreed only to a partial reduction in harmful emissions from ships.  Continue reading Shipping industry criticised for failure to reach carbon emissions deal