Maritime transport defied the COVID-19 disruption. In 2020, volumes fell less dramatically than expected and by the end of the year had rebounded, laying the foundations for a transformation in global supply chains and new maritime trade patterns.
Emissions from shipping could grow by 250% by 2050 if no action is taken.
Halving shipping’s emissions by 2050 could require $1.4 trillion in investment.
But the scale of this challenge could be big
enough to spur decarbonization across other sectors, too.