A cargo ship emitting thick black smoke from its stack while transporting colorful containers over a calm sea, highlighting the challenges faced by the shipping sector in meeting climate targets.

Climate targets for the shipping sector

It is cumulative greenhouse gas emissions over time which determine the level of global temperature rise. This means that it is the shape of the decarbonisation pathway from now that matters most, not just reaching zero emissions at some point in future. What happens in early decades is crucial. Tyndall research sets out what this insight means for the shipping sector:

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