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As shipping emissions rise, so does financial risk – Dr Tristan Smith speaks to the Huffington Post

20 November 2017

The Huffington Post interviews Dr Tristan Smith on the financial risks for the shipping industry delaying decarbonisation

Huffington Post

The article ‘How The Shipping Industry Bullied Its Way Out Of Doing Anything To Fight Climate Change’ discusses proposals that pushes back the shipping industry’s decarbonisation pathway to at least 2023, and potentially even after 2050, at odds with the Paris agreement to limit global temperature rises.

Dr Tristan Smith said:

Fully decarbonising shipping is eminently possible over the forthcoming decades, but this is not yet on track and is risking billions of dollars of misdirected investment and lost opportunity"

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