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Lost at sea: EU governments’ €20 billion giveaway to the shipping industry

September 21, 2022

Analysis of European institutions' shipping ETS positions

The European Commission proposed to include maritime shipping in its Emissions Trading System (ETS) in July 2021. The two European ‘co-legislators’, the European Parliament and the EU Council, approved the proposal, putting forward their own positions in June 2022. To give the first clear picture of what each position means for climate ambition, we have undertaken a qualitative and quantitative analysis of each position.