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Bellona and Clean Arctic Alliance Meet with Arctic Council Officials on Black Carbon and Alternative Energy in the Polar Region

As new environmental priorities fill the agenda of the Arctic Council under Norway’s leadership, the Clean Arctic Alliance and one of our member organisations, Bellona, met last week with its chair, Morten Høgland, to discuss battling climate change in the earth’s most vulnerable and rapidly heating region.
An Online Briefing Ahead of IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11)

February 13: Online Briefing Ahead of IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11)

A Clean Arctic Alliance briefing ahead of the IMO's Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11), taking place at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), London, 19-23 February. Learn about the environmental issues on PPR11’s agenda such as black carbon, scrubbers, HFO, sewage, plastics, and what the Clean Arctic Alliance and its members are calling for this 11th session of PPR. 
Stop Arctic meltdown - a call for rapid action by shipping to slow Arctic melting

COP28 Side Event: Stop Arctic meltdown – a Call for Rapid Action by Shipping to Slow Arctic Melting

This COP28 side event provided an overview of the environmental and health impacts of black carbon on the Arctic.
Webinar on Scrubbers: The End of an End of Pipe Solution?

Webinar on Scrubbers: The End of an End of Pipe Solution?

During this webinar speakers will elaborate on the environmental impact of scrubbers - designed to remove sulphur from the exhaust of international ship - and their relevance to the discussions at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which will next consider the use of scrubbers at the 11th session of the Pollution Prevention & Response (PPR) subcommittee meeting in February 2024.
Methane Emissions: The Invisible Horror That's Haunting Our Planet

LNG-Powered Shipping: A Nightmare for Arctic Ecosystems

Promoting the continued use of any fossil fuels, including LNG, will impede the transition to a zero emission economy. All Arctic nations should require all ships to urgently reduce emissions of CO2, black carbon, and methane by 2030, and move to alternative, non-fossil fuels and other forms of propulsion. 
Arctic Circle: Arctic Shipping 2030

Clean Arctic Alliance event at Arctic Circle Assembly 2023: Arctic Shipping 2030

As the Arctic faces a climate crisis, access by ships is changing. Between 2013 and 2019, there has been a 25% increase in shipping in the Arctic and a 75% increase in the distance travelled by ships in the Arctic.
Arctic Ocean Action: If the Arctic is in crisis, the our planet is in crisis

Join the Growing International Chorus Demanding Reduction of Arctic Shipping Impacts

More than 75 organisations and individuals - including scientists, writers, and photographers - have signed up to the ‘Arctic Ocean Action’, which calls on the international community to support “equitable transition and urgent action to reduce shipping impacts on Arctic wildlife, habitats, ecosystems and communities”.
Webinar: Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon from Arctic Shipping

Webinar Video: Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon from Arctic Shipping

This webinar discusses black carbon emissions from shipping impacting the Arctic from diverse perspectives.
Ice lead, Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, Greenland. Copyright Dave Walsh 2009 davewalshphoto.com

Low Hanging Fruit: Reducing Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions This Decade

Increasing Arctic shipping brings increasing risks and threats – with emissions of black carbon and of greenhouse gases from vessels contributing to the climate crisis. Yet, this threat can be greatly reduced. The shipping sector has the power to quickly reduce emissions of black carbon.
Verner Wilson III (Left) at the International Maritime Organization in London with IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim (Centre) and Lisa Koperqualuk, President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, Canada.

In Celebration of the Life of Verner Wilson III

It is with profound sadness that we remember and celebrate the life of Verner Wilson III. Verner passed away unexpectedly, aged 36, on Thursday 23rd March, in his home town of Dillingham, Alaska.