“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.