IMO mandatory energy efficiency measures for international shipping : the first mandatory global greenhouse gas reduction instrument for an international industry
Karim, Saiful (2011) IMO mandatory energy efficiency measures for international shipping : the first mandatory global greenhouse gas reduction instrument for an international industry. Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, 7(1), pp. 111-113.
Bunker fuels used in the aviation and maritime sectors are responsible for nearly 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions.1 According to a scientific survey: ‘[s]hipping is estimated to have emitted 1,046 million tonnes of CO2 in 2007, which corresponds to 3.3% of the global emissions during 2007. International shipping is estimated to have emitted 870 million tonnes, or about 2.7% of the global emissions of CO2 in 2007’. The study also predicted that ‘by 2050, in the absence of policies, ship emissions may grow by 150% to 250% (compared to the emissions in 2007) as a result of the growth in shipping.’
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|ISSN:||2200-3088 (online) 1448-8345 (print)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Deposited On:||28 May 2013 23:19|
|Last Modified:||17 Jun 2013 04:37|
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