SDG 13: Climate Action

Here's how shipping can change course to hit emissions targets

The shipping industry needs to cut emissions by a third. Image: Andy Li/Unsplash

Simon Bullock
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Immediate rapid emissions cuts is the only way to keep the shipping sector on course for 1.5°C. Image: Bullock et al. (2021)

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The shipping sector is a major contributor to global carbon emissions. Image: Dendoktoor/Pixabay
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