Video: Banning Heavy Fuel Oil Use in the Arctic

Video: Banning Heavy Fuel Oil Use in the Arctic

“Everyone is going to be impacted by climate change in some way, but there are some people being impacted by climate change faster than others.” – Tasha Elizarde, Inuit Youth Activist.

“We do know that increased vessel traffic and the use of heavy fuel oil, even the existing transport of heavy fuel oil, is highly problematic.” – Dalee Sambo Dorough, Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council.

“We all have to do this, a whole world together, in unison.” – Delbert Pungowiyi, President of the Native Village of Savoonga, Alaska.

This week, Canada becomes the 7th of eight nations to support a ban of heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping. Visit http://imoarcticsummit.org to learn more.

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