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This revolutionary shipping technique could boost developing countries' growth

Ships currently account for 2-3% of greenhouse emissions. Image: REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

Dominik Englert

‎Economist, Climate Change Analytics and Advisory Services, World Bank

Andrew Losos

Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank


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Zero-emission investment breakdown across vessels and land-based infrastructure. Source: Getting to Zero Coalition (2020). The scale of investment needed to decarbonize international shipping.
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