Out of the Bunker: Time for a fair deal on shipping emissions

Look Inside Out of the Bunker: Time for a fair deal on shipping emissions
16 pages

Authors
Gore, Tim
Lutes, Mark

Publication date
08 Sep 2011

ISBN
9781848149489

Publisher
Oxfam International
World Wildlife Fund

Series
Oxfam Briefing Notes

Type
Policy paper

International shipping is a major – and rapidly growing – source of greenhouse gas emissions. Agreement to apply a carbon price to shipping can both reduce emissions and raise funds for climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries. This paper shows that doing so is possible while ensuring developing countries face no net costs. COP17 in Durban, South Africa at the end of 2011 provides an opportunity to agree the key principles of such a deal.

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