UN agency adopts rules to cut commercial shipping emissions

UN agency adopts rules to cut commercial shipping emissions

UN agency adopts rules to cut commercial shipping emissions — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) The UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted rules to cut the greenhouse gas emissions of commercial ships following a vote by member countries at a virtual meeting on Thursday.

The move is intended to improve the energy efficiency of ships, but activists insist it is insufficient to reduce the sector’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, Reuters reports.