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NGO: 25 million tonnes of CO2 exempt from EU's carbon price for shipping

More than 25 million tonnes of carbon emission from ships are exempt from the EU's proposed carbon price for shipping, writes NGO Transport & Environment in new report. Danish Shipping supports the EU's proposal.

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A new report from the Brussels-based NGO Transport & Environment concludes that more than 25 million tonnes of CO2 from European shipping looks to be let off the hook from the EU's proposed quotas for the industry.

According to the NGO, this is the equivalent of Denmark's entire carbon emissions.

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