Earth needs annual pandemic to achieve Paris commitments
For the rise in global temperature to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius in accordance with the the Paris Climate Accord, emissions reductions equating to the cut caused by Covid-19 in 2020 will need to repeat each year until 2050. That won't happen, says DNV GL.
Shipping major Maersk says a coming carbon tax should be "significant" to prompt shipping companies to shift course away from using fossil fuels. The group also says the EU's CO2 quotas can be used as a lever in the IMO.