NGOs Welcome IMO Agreement to Cut Black Carbon Impacts on Arctic

Exhaust emissions from Marine Diesel - Photo: Jonathan Eastland/Ajax/Alamy

The Clean Arctic Alliance today welcomed the adoption of an International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolution to cut the climate impacts of black carbon emissions by shipping on the Arctic, but expressed disappointment in the watering down of its substance in order to reach consensus and placate a small but vocal group of opposing countries.