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The UN shipping body is likely to consider a greenhouse gas emissions target for the sector this spring, its newly appointed chief told Climate Home.

Kitack Lim, who took over the International Maritime Organization (IMO) from Japan’s Koji Sekimizu on 1 January, says that “Contributing to the fight against climate change is a top priority for IMO”.

Read the article on Climate Home.

Photo credit: International Maritime Organization

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