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Friday, May 21 • 11:30 - 12:45
Black trail - How shipping pollutes the planet, avoids taxation and gets away with it

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Objectives to fight the climate crisis are clear: global emissions need to be reduced, across countries and sectors. The shipping industry’s emissions are larger than those of Germany, they seriously impact our climate and are continuing to rise. Learn how a group of journalists investigated the shipping sector for over a year, what is the role of the IMO, the shipping industry's regulatory body,  and how the decarbonisation process is progressing.

We will also look into the industry's huge subsidies, and how it is saving billions through preferential tax arrangements offered by European countries.

See the documentary: https://theblacksea.eu/black-trail-project/black-trail-documentary-film/

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Jelena Prtoric

Journalist / Arena Climate Network Coordinator, Arena for Journalism in Europe

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Nikolas Leontopoulos

Journalist, Reporters United
Nikolas Leontopoulos is a Greek journalist based in Athens. He is the co-founder of Reporters United, a new centre for investigative journalism and a network of reporters in Greece. Nikolas worked for ten years for the Athens daily Eleftherotypia. He collaborated in investigations with Reuters on banks, shipping and the media in Greece, and reported for the “Outlaw Ocean” New... Read More →
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Craig Shaw

Journalist, theblacksea.eu / EIC.Network
Craig Shaw is a British journalist and Investigation Editor of The Black Sea, working on human rights, political corruption, financial and organised crime reporting, and transnational investigative projects.His work has appeared in leading international media outlets, The Guardian... Read More →
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Zeynep Sentek

Zeynep is a Turkish investigative journalist specialised in corruption, offshore structures, workers' rights and environmental investigations. She currently works as the Network Coordinator for the London-based news organisation openDemocracy. She is also the managing editor of the... Read More →

Friday May 21, 2021 11:30 - 12:45 CEST