Infographic: Rise in Arctic Shipping Traffic is Bad News for Black Carbon Emissions

Black Carbon infographic

The Clean Arctic Alliance brings you another in our series of infographics – this time on the effects of black carbon on the polar environment. Arctic shipping is projected to increase as ice-melt is making the Arctic waters more accessible, but this also  increases the risk of environmental disaster. When emitted and deposited on Arctic snow or ice, the climate warming effect of black carbon is at least three times more than when emitted over open ocean.

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