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Calls for shipping and aviation to do more to cut emissions

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 05:50

Aviation and shipping each contribute a little more than 2 per cent of annual human-produced carbon dioxide emissions. Together, that is more than the emissions from Japan, the world's fifth-largest emitter.

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EVEN though commercial aviation and ocean shipping are significant sources of greenhouse gas emissions, they were excluded from the Paris climate treaty, to be signed by more than 100 countries this week at the United Nations in New York.

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