Despite fierce criticism from several shipping associations, the EU will move forward with its plans to introduce CO2 quotas on shipping. This will happen under the German chairmanship, which runs from July 1st and till the end of the year.
According to a video published by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the upcoming chairmanship, she specifically mentions that quotas for shipping - in addition to aviation - will feature on the agenda as part of the climate agenda the Germans will pursue.
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