Report says IMO’s poor policies could threaten climate goals

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) weak performances on accountability, transparency and integrity could put the agency’s climate goals at risk, a report by international non-governmental organisation Transparency International has revealed.

Published ahead of the IMO’s council meeting, which is set to take place today, the study claims that a failure to meet international standards for transparency and accountability would hinder the organisation’s environmental and climate targets, as well as its aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by at least 50% by 2050.

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