Report on World Shipping's High Level of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 21, 2007

BBC: “Global emissions of carbon dioxide from shipping are twice the level of aviation, one of the maritime industry’s key bodies has said.”

  • The report referenced in the BBC article was published by Intertanko: A comprehensive strategy for the reduction of air pollution from ships: “Moves in the U.S. launching unilateral legislation which would limit the sulphur content of fuel for ships in U.S. ports to 0.1% by 2010 has focused minds in the international shipping industry and at the IMO on the necessity of coming up on time with a comprehensive, practical, efficient, strategy to reduce air pollution from ships in the medium term as well as in the long-term.”
  • U.S. Marine Vessels Emissions Reduction Act of 2007
  • Posted in Congress, Legislation

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