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T&E: 84% of global shipping emissions could be slashed without ‘ineffective’ IMO

November 15, 2022


84% of shipping traffic goes through Europe, China and the US. If these economies were to regulate ships calling at their ports, they could decarbonise the lion’s share of the industry without the IMO, according to T&E, a European umbrella for non-governmental organisations working in the field of transport and the environment

T&E calls on the three economies to agree on measures to reduce their maritime emissions including carbon markets, pollution taxes, energy efficiency targets and zero-emission fuel standards to create a de facto global regulatory regime.

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