IMO tightens marine sulphur cap from 2020

The shipping industry has agreed to further limit the sulphur content of fuels but left action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions until at least 2023

International shipping emits one billion tonnes of CO2 a year. Photograph: Quang Nguyen Vinh/123rfAn agreement has been struck to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% from 2020 but there has been little progress on action to improve the shipping industry’s climate impact.

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