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REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS IPCC AR6 Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

MEPC 78/7/27: Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships – IPCC AR6 Climate Change 2022 – Mitigation of Climate Change

This document comments on document MEPC 78/7/18 (WWF et al.) and draws attention to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeʹs (IPCC) publication Mitigation of Climate Change, the third report of the Sixth Assessment Cycle (AR6), and to the accompanying words of the UN Secretary-General, which add further impetus to the recommendations contained in document MEPC 78/7/18.
MEPC 78-9-1 - Outcome of PPR 9 (Secretariat)

MEPC 78/9/1: Outcome of PPR 9 Note by the Secretariat

This document provides the list of actions requested of the Committee on matters emanating from PPR 9
MEPC 78-11-1 - Proposal to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for S... (CSC)

MEPC 78/11/1 – Proposal to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides

This document welcomes the proposal submitted by all coastal States of the Mediterranean Sea, all Member States of the European Union and the European Commission in document MEPC 78/11 (Albania et al.) to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area (ECA) for Sulphur Oxides. The designation of a MED SOx ECA will improve air quality and provide health benefits for millions of residents as well as for nature, agriculture, and heritage conservation. This document supports a quick agreement on, and implementation of, an ECA for SOx emissions in the Mediterranean Sea as a whole.
MEPC 78/7/18: Reduction of GHG Emissions From Ship, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

MEPC 78/7/19: Proposal for how to calculate Well-to-Wake carbon dioxide equivalent emissions using both GWP100 and GWP20 for comparative purposes as part of the LCA guidelines

This document contains a concrete proposal for how to calculate Well-to-Wake carbon dioxide equivalent emissions from marine fuels using both 100-year Global Warming Potential (GWP100) and 20-year Global Warming Potential (GWP20) for comparative purposes as part of the IMO LCA guidelines
MEPC 78/7/18: Reduction of GHG Emissions From Ship, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

MEPC 78/7/18: Reduction of GHG Emissions From Ships, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

This document draws attention to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeʹs (IPCC) publication of the second part of three working group reports published as part of the Sixth Assessment Cycle. The Working Group II report entitled Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability focuses on the physical science basis of climate change. The Committee is invited to note the findings from the report, together with the views of the co-sponsors, and is urged to support the urgent action outline.
Tackling ships’ black carbon emissions in the Arctic through EU action

Infographic: Tackling ships’ black carbon emissions in the Arctic through EU action

The EU’s Fit for 55 climate package provides an opportunity to tackle black carbon emissions from ships and deliver the EU’s Arctic Communication commitment to lead the drive to lower the carbon and environmental footprint of maritime transport.
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.
Letter to the Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)

Letter to the Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)

Letter from the Clean Arctic Alliance providing further information arguing for measures to reduce black carbon emissions from ships operating in the Arctic and using EU ports to be included in the proposed Fuel EU Maritime regulation.
Growth in Arctic shipping is Bad News and the result of a destabilised Arctic Environment

Infographic: Growth in Arctic shipping is Bad News and the result of a destabilised Arctic Environment

The Arctic is warming 3 times faster than the rest of our planet.  The shipping industry must rapidly reduce CO2 and black carbon emissions and their effect on the Arctic.  Reversing the loss of the Arctic ice sheet, glaciers and sea ice is critical to the future of Arctic wildlife, communities and the planet. 
PPR 9-8-3 - Fuels are key to urgent Black Carbon emission reductions

PPR 9-8-3 – Fuels are key to urgent Black Carbon emission reductions

This document highlights the need for urgent action to reduce ship Black Carbon emissions impacting the Arctic. The key to reducing Black Carbon emissions is the adoption of binding measures including those aimed at improving the quality of the fuels used on board ships.