EU Commission wants to keep CO2 data public

Information about ships' emission of greenhouse gases should be published, maintains the EU Commission after revising the so-called MRV system. However, the commission did budge on one point.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/AP/Stephen B. Morton

The EU Commission insists that information about ships' emission of greenhouse gases should be publicly available.

Parts of the shipping industry had hoped that a revision of the so-called MRV system, which monitors the pollution from ships, would lead tothe  sensitive information remaining private.

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