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Shipping industry agrees to halve carbon emissions by 2050: IMO

AFP  |  London 

Members of the today struck a deal to halve emissions from shipping by 2050 in a deal that will force the industry to redesign fleets.

"The initial strategy envisages for the first time a reduction in total GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions by at least 50 percent by 2050 compared to 2008," the London-based IMO said in a statement.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 01:10 IST