Skip to content

News

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:
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.
PPR 9 briefing: How to Reduce Arctic Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions and Scrubbers Discharges

PPR 9 Briefing Video: How to Reduce Arctic Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions and Scrubber Discharges

  What: A Clean Arctic Alliance online briefing ahead of PPR 9 (45 mins) Why: The IMO’s sub-committee on Pollution Prevention & Response meets 4 – 8 April When: Thursday 31st March 2022 1600 BST (UK time), 1700 CEST, 1100 EDT What are the implications of the recent Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report for the IMO’s work on air pollution? What are the priorities for IMO member states regarding the curbing of black carbon emissions and scrubber wastewater discharges on the Arctic, the climate and the world’s ocean?  Download slides here
Arctic Climate Crisis: Black Carbon Emissions

Why Governments Must Cut Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions to Save the Arctic

When PPR 9 meets this April, it must agree on ambitious and urgent global action to dramatically reduce ship-source black carbon emissions this decade, mitigating the impact of black carbon on the Arctic, and helping slow the impact of the climate crisis on the Arctic. But this isn’t a job just for the IMO; individual states and regions must respond to the IMO’s encouragement by taking immediate action of their own to cut ship black carbon emissions.
Video Q&A: Why the EU's Fit for 55 Package of Climate Regulations Must Include Black Carbon from Ships

Video Q&A: Why the EU’s Fit for 55 Package of Climate Regulations Must Include Black Carbon from Ships

The follow Q&A videos, presented by the Clean Arctic Alliance team considers how the EU’s Fit for 55 package can address black carbon and deliver a double-whammy by delivering the commitments in the new Communication and the IMO’s black carbon Resolution within the “brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future” referred to in the latest IPCC AR6 report.
Underwater Noise Webinar: Recent Innovations in Reducing URN from Ships

Underwater Noise Webinar: Recent Innovations in Reducing URN from Ships

The webinar will demonstrate recent innovation in quiet ship design and technology, as well as co-benefits achieved in noise and GHG reduction, ahead of the Ship Design & Construction (SDC) sub-committee meeting to start the review of the 2014 IMO Guidelines for the reduction of underwater noise (MEPC.1/Circ.833), the following week. 
Pre-MEPC 77 Briefing: Arctic Warming - How Will IMO & Shipping Industry Respond to COP26 Outcome?

Pre-MEPC 77 Briefing: Arctic Warming – How Will IMO & Shipping Industry Respond to COP26 Outcome?

What are the implications for the IMO from COP26’s outcomes? What are the priorities for IMO member states regarding shipping's impact on the Arctic and the world’s climate? How will the IMO react to curb black carbon and greenhouse gas emissions - both of which are on the agenda when its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 77) meets from  22-26 November.
COP26 Event: Reducing ships’ black carbon emissions to protect the Arctic Friday 5th November

COP26 Event: Reducing ships’ black carbon emissions to protect the Arctic

Speakers address the Arctic cryosphere crisis, the implications for the people of the Arctic and the planet as a whole, implications for health and the role of shipping in reducing impacts through black carbon reductions.
Exhaust emissions from Marine Diesel - Photo: Jonathan Eastland/Ajax/Alamy

Has the Shipping Industry and IMO Simply Given Up on Climate Action?

In a serious blow to the Arctic and the fight to stop global heating, the UN’s International Maritime Organisation (IMO), responsible for regulating international shipping, has firmly rejected the pleas of all of those crying out for ambitious climate action.