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US wants to cut shipping's CO2 emissions to zero by 2050

The US wants the global shipping industry to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero by 2050, announces the country's special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry. That target is considerably more ambitious than that of the IMO. See Kerry's plan here.

The US wants global shipping to raise its CO2 reduction target to zero by 2050.

This announcement comes from the US' Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in a speech held during a conference by Ocean Conservancy shortly before President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet with a series of heads of states from, among others places, China and Russia during a climate summit.

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