Skip to comments.Brussels to launch shipping emissions monitoring system
Posted on 10/02/2012 12:05:16 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Commission announced yesterday (2 October) that it intends to introduce an emissions monitoring system in early 2013, in a bid to curb the environmental footprint left by the shipping industry.
The Commission said in a statement it would outline a simple, robust and globally feasible approach towards setting a system for monitoring, reporting and verification of emissions based on fuel consumption.
This was the necessary starting point for further action on greenhouse gas emissions, it said, flagging market-based mechanisms.
These could include a maritime emissions trading scheme (ETS) or bunker fuel levies.
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Commies have never seen a tax they didn’t love.
Thou sprout too much.
Back to sailing vessels!
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