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UK Committee on Climate Change suggests UK’s share of shipping emissions should be included in climate targets

November 4th, 2011 by Committee on Climate Change

The UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says that the UK’s share of international shipping could account for up to 11% of total emissions permitted under the Climate Change Act by 2050 (i.e. 18 Mt CO2 of total 160 Mt CO2). Given that international shipping emissions are likely to be material, and to have implications […]

WWF welcomes UK’s Committee on Climate Change call to address greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping

November 4th, 2011 by WWF

WWF has welcomed a call by the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for action to address greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping. The CCC recommended that international shipping emissions should be included now in the UK’s target to reduce emissions in 2050 by 80% below 1990 levels, and set out options for including shipping […]