Researcher behind scrubber study: "It is necessary to rethink the rules"

Scrubbers are not the right solution if the aim is to lower shipping's pollution, says a researcher behind a Swedish study. She points to low-sulfur fuel as a better alternative for the environment.

Hannah Mckay/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
From Jan. 1, 2020 ships are only allowed to sail on fuel with a maximum sulfur content of 0.5 percent, unless a scrubber is install on board to clean the exhaust gas. Photo: Hannah Mckay/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

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