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Joining the dots between sustainable maritime logistics and planetary boundaries

UN Ocean Conference Shipping Event: Joining the dots between sustainable maritime logistics and planetary boundaries

The event at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon will surface a range of concrete solutions on developments in carbon-neutral transport services, and sheds light on some of the gaps in current maritime transport policies.The event at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon will surface a range of concrete solutions on developments in carbon-neutral transport services, and sheds light on some of the gaps in current maritime transport policies.
UN Ocean Conference side event: Marine megafauna & blue carbon

UN Ocean Conference side event: Marine megafauna & blue carbon

Join us for an official UN Ocean Conference side event at the stunning Pavilhão do Conhecimento (Pavilion of Knowledge), just 600m from the Altice Arena with our incredible selection of speakers, including:
Arctic Climate Crisis: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

UN Shipping Agency Still Stalling on Immediate Climate Action, Despite Alarm Bells

“This week the IMO squandered an opportunity to reduce shipping’s impact on the climate and on the Arctic, by failing to make progress on effective short-term measures which would kick-start reductions in CO2 and immediately cut black carbon emissions”, said Dr Sian Prior, Lead Advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, made up of 20 not-for-profit organisations.
Rising temperatures, rising seas: IPCC’s 6th assessment reports, climate vulnerable communities and shipping action

Watch Webinar Video: Rising temperatures, rising seas – IPCC’s 6th assessment reports, climate vulnerable communities and shipping action

As the International Maritime Organization’s MEPC 78 meeting the Clean Arctic Alliance held a webinar exploring the recent IPCC Reports and the consequences of climate change for communities in the Arctic and the South Pacific.
Exhaust emissions from Marine Diesel - Photo: Jonathan Eastland/Ajax/Alamy

MEPC 78: NGOs Demand IMO Kick-Starts Shipping Decarbonisation to Cut Arctic Melt

June 6th Webinar: Webinar: Rising temperatures, rising seas – IPCC’s 6th assessment reports, climate vulnerable communities and shipping action London June 6th, 2022:- As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (IMO, MEPC 78, June 6-10) opens today, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on the IMO to deliver urgent action to curb climate impacts on the Arctic, by delivering meaningful short-term measures that would kick-start dramatic reductions in global greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions from shipping this decade. The IMO is set to address short-term measures to reduce GHG emissions, mid-term measures including strengthening the
REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS IPCC AR6 Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

MEPC 78/7/27: Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships – IPCC AR6 Climate Change 2022 – Mitigation of Climate Change

This document comments on document MEPC 78/7/18 (WWF et al.) and draws attention to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeʹs (IPCC) publication Mitigation of Climate Change, the third report of the Sixth Assessment Cycle (AR6), and to the accompanying words of the UN Secretary-General, which add further impetus to the recommendations contained in document MEPC 78/7/18.
MEPC 78-9-1 - Outcome of PPR 9 (Secretariat)

MEPC 78/9/1: Outcome of PPR 9 Note by the Secretariat

This document provides the list of actions requested of the Committee on matters emanating from PPR 9
MEPC 78-11-1 - Proposal to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for S... (CSC)

MEPC 78/11/1 – Proposal to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides

This document welcomes the proposal submitted by all coastal States of the Mediterranean Sea, all Member States of the European Union and the European Commission in document MEPC 78/11 (Albania et al.) to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area (ECA) for Sulphur Oxides. The designation of a MED SOx ECA will improve air quality and provide health benefits for millions of residents as well as for nature, agriculture, and heritage conservation. This document supports a quick agreement on, and implementation of, an ECA for SOx emissions in the Mediterranean Sea as a whole.
Tradewinds: The IMO must now lead if it is to prove the doubters wrong

Tradewinds: The IMO must now lead if it is to prove the doubters wrong

For too long, the IMO has been out of step with other UN agencies on climate change and is in effect acting as a rogue element within the UN system … The IMO must face up to its responsibilities, putting its priorities in line with the UN on climate change, and use the collective political power and technological know-how of the shipping industry to … drastically limit shipping’s contribution to the global climate crisis,” said Dr Sian Prior, lead advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance.
The Guardian: ‘Black carbon’ threat to Arctic as sea routes open up with global heating

The Guardian: ‘Black carbon’ threat to Arctic as sea routes open up with global heating

As climate crisis allows new maritime routes to be used, sooty shipping emissions accelerates ice melt and risk to ecosystems