Scrubbers turn an air pollution problem into an ocean pollution problem. How does that work?
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.
A series of six infographics highlighting the problem and threats posed by black carbon from emissions from shipping, with emphasis on the Arctic.
Find out why the effects of black carbon (BC) have more in the Arctic, the health implications for communities, why black carbon is increasing, and what actions are available to reduce BC emissions from shipping.
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The IMO’s draft ban on heavy fuel in the Arctic risks being a “paper ban” devoid of meaningful protection of the Arctic.
Heavy fuel oil (HFO) is shipping’s dirtiest fuel – almost impossible to clean up following a spill, and produces high levels of pollution when used by ships. The Arctic is warming at twice the global average. Between 2015 and 2019, HFO use in the Arctic increased 75%. This infographic demonstrates how HFO has no place in the Arctic.
Indigenous leaders are highlighting heavy fuel oil (HFO) and the potential impacts to food security, culture, and ways of life for communities in a changing Arctic.
Our civilization has developed during a period of incredibly stable climate over the past 10000 years. The predicted changes for the next few hundred years are in steep contrast. The Arctic is the most important early warning system for climate change on our planet. Rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is a clear indicator of changing climate.