EU's new climate plan will bring CO2 quotas for shipping

The new EU Commission has presented 50 initiatives that together will produce a CO2-neutral EU by 2050. Much against its own will, shipping will be included in the CO2 quota scheme. Tax exemptions on maritime fuels are set to end. Read the entire plan here.

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The EU Commission significantly expands its climate ambitions for the next five years. 11 days into her tenure as president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen now presents a large-scale proposal for how the EU can become CO2-neutral by 2050.

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