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Webinar Invitation: Confronting the Arctic Climate Crisis - What Arctic Countries and the Shipping Industry Can Do

Webinar video: Confronting the Arctic Climate Crisis – What Arctic Countries and the Shipping Industry Can Do

How can the shipping industry become actors of positive change for the Arctic region? How can we inspire political will and decisive action by governments? What role can Iceland and other Arctic Council states play? How can we save the summer sea ice for Arctic communities and the health of the planet? Join us on April 27 to find out.
Let's get Heavy Fuel Oil out of the Arctic

IMO and Arctic States Slammed for Endorsing Continued Arctic Pollution

The Clean Arctic Alliance today slammed the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to approve a ban ridden with of loopholes on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic (HFO), saying that it would leave the Arctic, its Indigenous communities and its wildlife facing the risk of a HFO spill for another decade.
Infographic: The IMO Draft Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) Regulation: A Ban In Name Only?

Why the IMO’s draft Arctic HFO regulation will not protect the Arctic, and how to fix it

Dr Sian Prior on the problems with the International Maritime Organization's ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic - and how it can be rectified.
Webinar: Why the IMO's draft Arctic HFO regulation will not protect the Arctic, and how to fix it

MEPC75 Webinar: Why the IMO’s draft Arctic HFO regulation will not protect the Arctic, and how to fix it

The Clean Arctic Alliance would like to invite you to an online event to present the reality and limitations of the draft Arctic HFO regulation prohibiting the use and carriage as fuel of HFO by ships in the Arctic, and why it is not fit for purpose and should be amended ahead of approval at the 75th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.
What is Heavy Fuel Oil? And why is it bad?

Video: What is Heavy Fuel Oil? And why is it bad?

The use of heavy fuel oil by ships crossing the Arctic creates the risk of a catastrophic spill - which would be practically impossible to clean up. Worse still, when heavy fuel oil (HFO ) is burned in ship's engines, the black carbon emitted falls onto Arctic snow or ice.