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Scrubbers: A False Solution to the IMO’s Sulphur Cap

Scrubbers Webinar: A False Solution to the IMO’s Sulphur Cap

This webinar looks at how scrubbers have turned global shipping’s air pollution problem into an ocean pollution problem.
From COP27 to IMO Action: Charting a Course to Ambition

Webinar: From COP27 to IMO Action – Charting a Course to Ambition

This briefing provides insights on the agenda for climate emissions and marine pollution discussions at the forthcoming 79th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 79). The event lays out the Clean Arctic Alliance’s expectations and recommendations for the IMO’s first MEPC meeting after COP27.
COP27 Side Event: Low Hanging Fruit - Reducing Shipping Black Carbon Emissions This Decade

COP27 Side Event: Low Hanging Fruit – Reducing Shipping Black Carbon Emissions This Decade

This event will respond to the urgency, conveyed by the latest IPCC reports, to reduce emissions of short-lived climate forcers such as black carbon, along with greenhouse gases, by focusing on the shipping sector. It will consider the perspective of Indigenous communities and communities from low-lying island States. It will set out options and proposed immediate actions which would kick-start reductions in ships’ emissions that impact the Arctic.  
Next Steps for Iceland's Arctic Action Plan - Wednesday, 12 October 16H30

Livestream: Next Steps for Iceland’s Arctic Action Plan – Wednesday, 12 October

Urgent Action to Reduce Shipping Impacts on the Arctic
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
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.