"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"
An ambitious and effective short term GHG measure consistent with the Paris Agreement temperature goals is needed, as is immediate action to cut black carbon emissions from ships in or near the Arctic.
Infographic: International Shipping emissions contribute to global climate heating and Arctic sea ice melting
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.