TITLE

Copenhagen Climate Conference failure offers opportunities to industry

AUTHOR(S)
Baird, Neil
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Feb2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the Climate Conference by the United Nations held in Copenhagen, Denmark. He argues that the costly and inconclusive conference about climate change was a failure, and that the world's environment problems will worsen. He suggests that the maritime industries can help by improving engines, propulsion systems, hull designs and coatings to reduce both fuel usage and emissions.
ACCESSION #
48462613

 

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