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Ballou, Phil
August 2009
Sea Technology;Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p77
The article discusses how to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) in the commercial shipping industry. The author says that the most direct method to reduce GHG in such industry is to tax the fuel itself. He emphasizes that monitoring and reducing GHG present challenges related to technology and operation. He stresses that the revenues from taxing emissions from GHG can fund research for renewable clean energy.


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