Major mining group BHP sets requirements for shipping in new climate strategy

Mining company BHP wants to lower its carbon emissions by 30 percent in 2030, and shipping will contribute a large reduction. LNG will play a significant role, as the fuel, according to BHP, can deliver results here and now.

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Major mining group BHP now aims to lower its emissions by 30 percent in 2030 by setting requirements for the ships that transport the miner's commodities.

BHP thus aims to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent in 2030 based on 2020 levels. However, for the actual transport of the mining company's goods, the target is a 40 percent reduction in carbon intensity.

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