Whitehall unveils ‘impossible’ goal of zero-emission ships on UK waters by 2025

July 11, 2019 Alexander Whiteman

While governments globally continue to fail to address the UN-designated climate emergency, the UK has announced plans to have zero-emission capable ships on its waters by 2025.    
This “ambitious” – dubbed “impossible” by some – target is part of Whitehall’s Clean Maritime Plan, which will incentivise the industry to meet the goal.  
Maritime minister Nusrat Ghani said: “Maritime is vital to the success of the UK’s economy, but it must do everything it can to reduce emissions, improve air and ...

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