Removal of international shipping and aviation from Paris climate treaty may doom the world to more than 2 degree warming


Source: Transport & Environment (T&E)

In a move that many say makes it very unlikely the world will avoid increasing temperatures more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels, international shipping and aviation have been removed from the Paris climate agreement. 
International maritime shipping accounts for over 2 percent of worldwide carbon emissions. The United Nations International Maritime Organisation (IMO) projects that carbon emissions from international maritime shipping could increase by 250% by 2050 if not controlled.

While some in the shipping industry say that the IMO will carry the flag and achieve the needed greenhouse gas reductions, many dispute that.
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