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World bank calls LNG a dead end as fuel for shipping

LNG is a risk-fraught waste of time as a fuel for shipping, and it will only delay the transition to sustainable fuels, the UK's High-Level Climate Action Champion warned at the presentation of an LNG report from the World Bank.

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LNG as a fuel for shipping is a dead end that will only delay the transition to sustainable fuels in coming years.

That was the clear message to business and policy makers from Nigel Topping, the UK's High-Level Climate Action Champion on behalf of the UN climate conference COP26, when he opened the World Bank's presentation of a new report on LNG on Friday.

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