Markets - 13/March/2018

The tide is turning

If the global marine transportation sector were a country, it would be ranked sixth in terms of CO2 emissions. A number of progressive leaders in the industry are starting to explore alternative ways to propel their ships, but more investment is needed.

Ships emit vast volumes of black carbon from their smokestacks, a much more powerful carbon forcer than carbon dioxide, yet their electrification is barely mentioned in the news compared with electric cars. That may be about to change. ...

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