UN agency targets black-carbon pollution from ships

UN agency targets black-carbon pollution from ships

Authors:

Jeff Tollefson
Resource type:
Scientific Publications
Publishing year:
2018

Governments are poised this week to begin discussing rules to curb black-carbon pollution from ships, after nearly seven years of preparation. The sooty emissions, which are produced by diesel engines, warm the climate and harm human health. The article describes International Maritime Organization progress on regulating black carbon emissions from ships.

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