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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.
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.
Join April 13th Webinar: Reducing black carbon emissions and other impacts from shipping on the Arctic (Pre PPR 10)

Webinar Video: Reducing black carbon emissions and other impacts from shipping on the Arctic (Pre PPR 10)

Liudmila Osipova, International Council on Clean Transportation, presents research on black carbon emissions from ships sailing in and near the Arctic.
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.  
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