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NGO considers EU's 2030 target unrealistic for shipping

Transport & Environment does not find it realistic for shipping to meet the EU climate goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 55 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. "Theoretically, it is possible," says the NGO to ShippingWatch.

A target of 7 percent green fuels in 2030 will make the shipping industry CO2-neutral by 2050, the organization estimates. | Photo: Ingo Wagner/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

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It is hardly realistic for the shipping industry to reduce CO2 emissions by "at least 55 percent", a new climate regulation that was adopted in the EU yesterday, and to which all sectors must contribute.

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