4% of the world's emissions come from ships
Did you know that about 90% of the worldâ€™s goods are shipped the water way? About one billion ton of CO2 is emitted by ships, every year. The ships energy demands are expected to rise by 75% in about 15-20 years.
Did you also know that 4% of the worldâ€™s greenhouse gas emissions come from ships? This can be compared to the aviation industry that emits about 2%.
According to a leaked UN study, the annual emissions from the world's merchant fleet have reached 1.12 billion tonnes of CO2. That is nearly 4.5% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
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