Maritime Industry - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:28 pm on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Lord Browne of Ladyton Lord Browne of Ladyton Labour 12:28 pm, 17th September 2020

My Lords, the Minister will be familiar with the Accelerating the Low Carbon Transition report, published by Brookings in conjunction with the Energy Transitions Commission. It is a mine of useful information and includes this fact:

“The top 20 ports, located in just 12 countries and jurisdictions, control 45% of global container freight.”

In preparation for COP 26, what steps are the Government taking to bring these countries and jurisdictions together to discuss a common regulatory approach to shipping emissions?