As this week’s Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting opens in Rovaniemi, Finland, the Clean Arctic Alliance has released a manifesto urging Iceland, which takes over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council, to demonstrate global leadership with respect to threats facing the Arctic region.
MEPC74 Side Event: Climate Change and IMO Shipping: Arctic Indigenous Leaders’ Reception
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster, the Clean Arctic Alliance comments on recent devastation from HFO spills in Solomon Islands and the Bay of Biscay.
Watch: Members of the Clean Arctic Alliance team at the International Maritime Organization HQ, talking about working for a HFO Free Arctic, during the PPR6 meeting.
Ensuring the Arctic is protected from oil spills and black carbon pollution from heavy fuel oil is one these ways – it’s achievable, and within our grasp.
The Clean Arctic Alliance analysis of the outcomes of MEPC73 and the how the work towards banning heavy fuel oil from the Arctic is progressing.
The images were put forward by both amateur and professional photographers to show that this seemingly remote and inaccessible region is home to uniquely adapted communities and iconic wildlife
Clean Arctic Alliance Response and Clarifications regarding Climatic responses to future trans‐Arctic shipping
Clean Arctic Alliance has publicly called on shipping companies already carrying cargo across the Arctic to be transparent about their choice of fuel. While the IMO’s Polar Code already recommends ship operators “not to use or carry heavy fuel oil in the Arctic”, it is not binding. With an Arctic HFO ban on the way, The Clean Arctic Alliance wants to know – which shipping companies will become flagships for a HFO Free Arctic?
The Clean Arctic Alliance has good news to share regarding real progress towards a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) as marine fuel in Arctic waters.