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Green EU politician is optimistic about climate policy for shipping

Although the EU Commission's leaked climate proposal for shipping is "very disappointing," German MEP Jutta Paulus remains hopeful. The approach can and will be changed toward a greener direction, she tells ShippingWatch.

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The EU Commission's proposal for a climate policy for shipping is "very disappointing," says German EU Parliamentarian Jutta Paulus, but she is nevertheless optimistic about the EU's future climate regulation for shipping.

A draft for the climate proposal, which the EU Commission will present in its final version on July 14 as part of the EU's Green Deal project, was leaked to the press last week and met with massive criticism from environmental organizations and politicians.

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