New EU Commissioned Study Provides Overview of Potential CO2 Mitigation Targets for International Aviation and Maritime Transport

The European Parliament commissioned study analyses which targets would be compatible with the global long-term goal of keeping the temperature increase below 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels. The analysis supports the view that it is important to establish targets for both sectors that clearly indicate that emissions cannot grow in an unlimited and unregulated way.

ITF Policy Brief on Shipping and Climate Change: Shipping Emissions in 2050 Could Represent up to 14% of Total Global Emissions if Action Is Not Taken

The International Transport Forum (ITF) has released its latest policy brief, “Shipping and Climate Change: Where are we and which way forward?” The policy brief analyses the situation of maritime transport in the context of the upcoming UN climate change negotiations at COP 21, which is taking place from November 29 to December 11, 2015 in Paris, France.