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Infographic: How to regulate and control black carbon emissions from shipping

PPR 11: Progress Made, But IMO Fails to Act on Black Carbon Emissions, Despite Credible and Direct Pathway

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11) closed today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on the IMO to urgently adopt a mandatory regulation requiring ships to move to distillate fuels while operating in and near to the Arctic, and for the maritime sector to follow a 2021 IMO resolution above 60 degrees north. In addition, The Alliance called on the international shipping sector  to now implement the new guidance agreed this week to protect the Arctic from black carbon emissions from shipping
Infographic: Why we need to ban scrubbers on ships

As Greenland Rapidly Sheds Ice, IMO Must Cut Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11) opens today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance is calling on governments to protect the Arctic region by slashing black carbon emissions from shipping.
Infographic: Why we need to ban scrubbers on ships

Infographic: Why We Need to Ban Scrubbers on Ships & Why the Use of Scrubbers to Limit Air Pollution is Flawed

Why We Need to Ban Scrubbers on Ships: Discharges from exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) or scrubbers, damage the environment and pose a health risk to wildlife and people.
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. 
PPR11/6/7: Reduction of the Impact on the Arctic of Black Carbon Emissions from International Shipping: Comments on the report of the Correspondence Group on Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships and other relevant documents

PPR 11/6/7: Reduction of the Impact on the Arctic of Black Carbon Emissions from International Shipping

This document sets out suggestions for regulation to deliver "fast and immediate" action on Black Carbon (BC) emissions via a fuel switch, followed by stricter emission cuts via a polar fuel standard and designation of BC emission control areas (ECAs) as a stepped approach.
PPR 11-7-3 - On the need to ban scrubbers (FOEI, WWF, Pacific Enviro...)

PPR 11-7-3 – On the need to ban scrubbers: Evaluation and Harmonization of Rules and Guidance on the Discharge of Discharge Water From EGCs Into the Aquatic Environment, Including Conditions and Areas

This document identifies impacts of scrubber wastewater on aquatic life, reports on rates of non-compliance, documents existing regional restrictions, provides proposals for prohibiting scrubber discharges in sensitive waters until banned globally, and recommends local and regional measures.
PPR 11-6-4 - Comments on PPR 116, PPR 1161 and PPR 1163 (Inuit Circumpolar Council...)

PPR 11-6-4 – Comments on PPR 11/6, PPR 11/6/1 and PPR 11/6/3 – Developing Concrete Measures to Reduce the Impact of Black Carbon Emissions from International Shipping

In this document the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) supports the approach in document PPR 11/6/1 to develop a marine fuel H/C ratio to inform a Black Carbon (BC) threshold and recommends that in document PPR 11/6 (report of the Correspondence Group) the engagement of Indigenous Peoples, communities and organizations be included in the development of BC mitigation measures to urgently reduce BC emissions from shipping in the Arctic and Inuit Nunaat.
PPR 11-6-3 - Developing concrete measures to reduce the impact of Black Carbon emissions from internati... (FOEI, WWF, Pacific Enviro...)

PPR 11-6-3 – Developing Concrete Measures to Reduce the Impact of Black Carbon Emissions from International Shipping

This document aims to remind the Sub-Committee of the urgent need to reduce Black Carbon emissions from ships impacting the Arctic, details approaches and provides recommendations for potential Black Carbon control measures.