Zero-carbon ships on horizon under fuel levy plan

19. Dezember 2019 Ausgabe 1 (2020), Newsletter

Climate groups say 10-year International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) plan not urgent enough to cut carbon from ‘dirty’ sector.
Ships running on hydrogen or ammonia as fuel are thought to be technically possible, but more research and development is needed to bring forward the development of prototypes.
Shipping accounts for about 2% of global greenhouse gases, and the share is likely grow further as trade increases and other sectors, such as electricity generation and land transport, reduce carbon.
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