Pessimism in the air as the IMO pushes for reduced greenhouse gas emissions

The momentum behind efforts to curtail shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions appears to have come to a standstill, insiders have said as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) meets in London this week.
Environmental lobbyists had hoped that plans to reduce GHG emissions by 2023 would begin in earnest now.
IMO secretary general Kitack Lim said MEPC had approved a programme of follow-up action to the initial strategy agreed …

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