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Shipping Watchdog Sets Rules to Curb Industry’s Pollution

  • Nonprofits, some governments, say measures don’t go far enough
  • IMO’s approach doesn’t match up with Paris climate agreement
Container Shipping At Germany's Biggest Port Ahead of GDP
Photographer: Dominik Reipka/Bloomberg
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The organization responsible for setting global environmental standards for shipping approved rules designed to curb the industry’s carbon emissions, triggering criticism that its measures won’t do enough to help tackle climate change.