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Arctic Sea Ice Minimum: UN Shipping Body Must Act On Black Carbon Emissions

The state of Arctic Sea ice, the cascading impacts of climate change, along with the IPCC findings make the levels of climate ambition and timelines currently on the table for shipping at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) totally inadequate. It is imperative that measures due for adoption at the IMO in November be strengthened to ensure they drive fast deep cuts in CO2 and black carbon emissions from ships, especially those visiting the Arctic”, said Prior
MEPC 77/7/18 Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

MEPC 77/7/18 Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

This document draws attention to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeʹs publication of the first part of three working group reports published as part of the Sixth Assessment Cycle. The Working Group I report focuses on the physical science basis of climate change. The Committee is invited to note the findings from the report, together with the views of the co-sponsors, and is urged to support the urgent action outlined.