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Shipping's climate ambitions will now be tested

Over the next week it will become clear how ambitious the world's countries actually are in terms of reducing the shipping industry's CO2 emissions. Several countries are pushing for action now, while others seem to be in less of a hurry and have low ambitions.

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At first glance, next week's meeting in IMO's environmental committee looks like something that has seen before in terms of the climate agenda, which is not just a hot topic in shipping but across all industries of the world.

But if one looks closer, things are not quite the same.

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