Zero-emission shipping realistic by 2050: "Everyone needs to raise their ambitions"

The transition will be challenging, but it's possible to achieve zero-emission shipping by 2050, concludes a new report released during this year's Maritime Forum in London. The announcement follows a bleak UN climate report. According to DNV, shipping has to reduce emissions by 95 percent before 2050 to meet climate targets.

Tristan Smith, Associate Professor at UCL Energy Institute and leading author of the report. | Photo: PR / UCL

With the right initiatives, it's possible for shipping to achieve zero-emission operations by 2050 although the transition will be difficult, concludes a new report.

The report is a joint collaboration among several maritime organizations, including Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean Action and the World Economic Forum, presented during this year's Global Maritime Summit in London.

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