Researcher and NGO commend Maersk's new climate targets but call for more action

Maersk is garnering praise for ramping up its climate targets. However, climate researcher Tristan Smith hopes to see even more steps taken by the industry leader. NGO Transport & Environment wants Maersk to declare support for EU's targets.

Maersk sigter nu efter klimaneutralitet i 2040 mod tidligere 2050. Klimaforsker vil have større skridt fra containerrederiet.

Maersk's decision to ramp up its climate targets is being lauded far and wide and also being welcomed by a climate researcher and an NGO, though both wish to see more from the container line.

Maersk has moved its climate target forward by ten years from 2050 to 2040 – a move that receives positive remarks from Associate Professor at University College London Tristan Smith, who specializes in climate and shipping.

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