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Singapore is leading the way on taking carbon out of shipping

Government is driving effort to electrify vessels and shift to green fuels

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A view of ships anchored in Singapore's eastern anchorage area: The city-state has powered its way to become the world's largest ship refueling hub.    © Reuters

Katharine Palmer is the U.N. Climate Change High-Level Champions shipping lead. 

Last month, Asia was swept by record-breaking temperatures. Fueled by climate change, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, intense and lethal.

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