NGOs want IMO to reconsider LNG

The Clean Shipping Coalition wants the International Maritime Organization to reconsider liquefied natural gas as a climate-friendly solution for shipping, as NGOs behind the coalition believe it can be harmful in the long run.

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Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, is a prominent alternative fuel that is meant to help the shipping industry to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases.

But according to the Clean Shipping Coalition, which represents a number of green NGOs, LNG could actually be more harmful than CO2 to the climate in the long run.

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