Scrubbers turn an air pollution problem into an ocean pollution problem. How does that work?
“We in the Arctic are convinced that the Arctic is clearly in crisis and the change is happening rapidly, beyond comparison in human history or in our indigenous knowledge”
Opening Arctic Climate Crisis Statement MEPC76 – Austin Ahmusak Sir, it is traditional at this point of the meeting for […]
If shipping was a country it would be the 6th biggest emitter of CO2.
The IMO’s Arctic HFO Regulation will not protect the Arctic for nearly a decade.
Waivers will undermine the International Maritime Organization’s Arctic heavy fuel oil ban.
An online event to mark World Ocean Day and, ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 76th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (June 10-17).
“It’s excellent that [black carbon] has got so high on the political agenda in the US,” Sian Prior, lead advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, told Climate Home News. “In terms of shipping the news is not so good. Black carbon emissions have been going up by 85% between 2015-2019 in the Arctic.”
NGOs note Arctic Council’s greater focus on black carbon but upbraid it on failure to commit to reduce black carbon emissions from Arctic shipping
The Arctic Council Ministerial provides a unique opportunity for foreign ministers to demonstrate global leadership by committing to rapid, Arctic-wide elimination of heavy fuel oil, and to immediate reduction in black carbon emissions from shipping. These commitments can be enshrined in the 2021 Reykjavik Declaration, to be issued at the conclusion of the meeting.