EU ministers oppose including shipping in emissions scheme

The ambition to include shipping in the EU Emissions Trading System is hanging by a thread. According to a document which ShippingWatch has gained access to, the influential Council of Ministers describes the idea as "unacceptable." This is happening at a meeting in Brussels Wednesday.

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