Draft EU policy to cut shipping emissions condemned as ‘disaster’

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Exclusive: leak reveals law promotes liquified natural gas and will lock in fossil fuel use for decades, says NGO

A leaked draft of a key EU policy designed to cut carbon emissions in shipping, one of the world’s biggest polluters, has been described as an environmental disaster for “promoting” liquified natural gas, a fossil fuel, as an alternative to heavy oil.

The decision, says an NGO that has analysed the plans, will ‘lock in the use of fossil fuels for decades to come and make the EU’s target of net emissions neutrality by 2050 unreachable.

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