The global fleet of ships is emitting far too much CO2, and even worse, the current development is moving in the wrong direction. Action is needed right now, says the OECD in a new report published just a few weeks before the crucial climate negotiations in Paris, COP21.
The shipping sector emits a considerable amount of greenhouse gasses. These emissions should be cut in half by 2050 if global warming is to be kept within the set 2 degree Celsius target. But instead they look set to increase significantly, and this calls for immediate action from the industry, says the organization which represents the most well-developed economies in the world.
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