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Transport & Environment demands firm EU targets for maritime fuels

The European Commission's climate proposal for shipping cannot in its own right give rise to a switch to green fuels - climate regulation needs to put green e-fuels on the same footing as cheaper alternatives, says NGO Transport & Environment.

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For the EU's climate regulation of shipping to succeed in ensuring climate neutrality by 2050, the legislation needs to be more firm than in the European Commission's proposal, thereby compelling carriers to switch to green fuels, says NGO Transport & Environment (T&E).

The climate organization is calling on the European Parliament and the EU member states to tighten the Commission's climate proposal announced on July 14 when assessing the proposal politically later this fall.

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