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Two politicians waging battles about shipping's contribution to the carbon targets

Danish Pernille Weiss is fighting German Jutta Paulus, who is looking to tighten carbon emission requirements for the shipping sector. They will now face off in the EU's environmental committee in a battle that could impact the final outcome. ShippingWatch sets the stage. Updated.

Photo: EP / Daina Le Lardic / Phillippe Buissin

The article is updated Tuesday June 23 at 9 PM with details about changing the basis year.

The negotiations will not be easy when the members of the European Parliament's environmental committee meets a few weeks from now to discuss the final report on shipping's contributions to the EU climate plan.

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