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Jutta Paulus plays a key role in the fight for CO2 quotas: "I am a big fan of shipping"

MEP Jutta Paulus is not opposed to the shipping industry, but she would like it "to become more efficient, to use proper fuels, to use clean fuel and to stop pretending that they should not do anything." When it comes to CO2 quotas, Paulus plays a key role.

Photo: EP/Mathieu Gugnot

In many ways, Germany's Jutta Paulus has become the personification of the EU's intent to impose climate requirements on shipping.

Some industry players would likely say that the EU Parliamentarian from the Green Group is a hardliner when it comes to making the shipping industry do more in terms of climate mitigation. Others would probably say it is about time that something is done.

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