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Monday, January 22, 2024
Icon of the Seas pictured leaving for sea trials
Cruise Ships

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship is a Climate Liability

(Bloomberg) — When Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas embarks on its first official voyage on Jan. 27, the journey is sure to make waves.

January 22, 2024
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Sunday, December 17, 2023
River at low levels because of drought
Weather

Rivers Are Threatened By More Than Climate Change

by Murray Scown, Lund University and Frances Eleanor Dunn, Utrecht University (TheConversation) Perilously situated between rising sea levels and pressures

December 17, 2023
Total Views: 2720

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Delegates stand near flag posts at the Dubai's Expo City after attending the World Climate Action Summit, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2023. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya./File Photo
Shipping

Proposed COP28 Climate Deal Calls for Transition Away from Fossil Fuels

By Valerie Volcovici, Gloria Dickie and William James DUBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) – The COP28 Presidency released a proposed text of a final

December 12, 2023
Total Views: 750

Monday, December 11, 2023
Containers are seen at Yantian port in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 4, 2019. Picture taken July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
Shipping

Storm in China Should Serve as Wakeup Call for Climate Risk

By Katy Daigle and Simon Jessop DUBAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) – As Typhoon Doksuri aimed toward mainland China, major southeast ports were

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 3197

Friday, November 3, 2023
An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock
Shipping

Panama Canal Traffic Is Being Throttled by Climate Change

(Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal doesn’t have enough water. A lack of rainfall, blamed on climate change, is leading to a steady decline in water levels

November 3, 2023
Total Views: 2034

Sunday, October 15, 2023
On board the Antarctic expedition that reveals dramatic penguin decline. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/
Shipping

Scientists Track ‘Alarming’ Melt in Antarctic Ice Shelves

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Around 40% of Antarctica’s ice shelves have significantly shrunk over the last 25 years, scientists said on Thursday, in

October 15, 2023
Total Views: 7195

Saturday, September 9, 2023
Summer heatwave hits Southern California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Weather

The Push To Identify Ocean Heat Waves Before They Happen

By Kendra Pierre-Louis (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans are simmering. Some 48% of the ocean experienced marine heat waves in August, according to

September 9, 2023
Total Views: 1362

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Shipping emissions
Environment

Shipping’s Quest for Greener Fuel Runs Into Climate Complications

(Bloomberg) — What does going “green” actually mean? For the global shipping industry, it’s a potentially fraught question. Three-and-a-half years

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 1383

Monday, July 31, 2023
The Invisible Climate Impact of a Cruise Ship
Environment

The Invisible Climate Impact of a Cruise Ship

(Bloomberg) — Cruise operators are replacing oil-based fuel with liquefied natural gas to run their ships and pitching the

July 31, 2023
Total Views: 3379

Saturday, June 10, 2023
Barbados Explores Oil Import Fees And Carbon Levies
Environment

Barbados Explores Oil Import Fees And Carbon Levies

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) The biggest achievement at the annual United Nations climate summit last year was committing to create a fund that

June 10, 2023
Total Views: 898

Sunday, May 28, 2023
The category 4 storm was one of the strongest in decades to lash the U.S. territory of Guam.NASA Earth Observatory image by Allison Nussbaum, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE, GIBS/Worldview, and the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).
Defense

Guam Typhoon Highlights Threat To US Military’s Pacific Strategy

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) –As Typhoon Mawar neared the coast of Guam early Wednesday, it also drew attention to an uncomfortable fact of US

May 28, 2023
Total Views: 23978

Sunday, May 21, 2023
LNG carrier in open sea during daytime
Shipping

Crippling Heat Deepens Asia’s Reliance On Russian Energy

By Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) –The extreme heat that’s been scorching Asia in recent weeks has produced one clear beneficiary — Russia. As

May 21, 2023
Total Views: 2656

Sunday, May 7, 2023
Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions
Environment

Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions

by John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) With a staggering 15,000+ miles of navigable waterways, it’s critical to note that river barges can carry over ten times

May 7, 2023
Total Views: 8949

Saturday, April 22, 2023
The Planet Keeps Breaking Records For Warming Waters
Environment

The Planet Keeps Breaking Records For Warming Waters

By Siobhan Wagner (Bloomberg) –Earth broke grim new records for melting glaciers, rising sea levels and ocean heat last year, according to a new

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 1570

Monday, March 13, 2023
Biden Backs $8 Billion Alaska Oil Project at Odds with Climate Agenda
Shipping

Biden Backs $8 Billion Alaska Oil Project at Odds with Climate Agenda

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden authorized a giant ConocoPhillips oil project in northwest Alaska that environmentalists argue

March 13, 2023
Total Views: 1674

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
As Ice Recedes, Italian Ship Makes Record Journey into the Antarctic
Shipping

As Ice Recedes, Italian Ship Makes Record Journey into the Antarctic

ROME, Jan 31 (Reuters) – An Italian ice-breaker carrying scientists researching in the Antarctic has sailed further south than any ship has

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 3094

Friday, December 16, 2022
File photo of an oil tanker at sea
Shipping

Most Shipping Banks Fall Short of IMO’s Climate Ambition -Report

Out of the more than two dozen international banks that have reported emissions data of their ship finance portfolios, only seven are aligned with the

December 16, 2022
Total Views: 427

Friday, December 9, 2022
Shipping emissions
Environment

ICS: To Reach Net Zero in Shipping, ‘The Hard Work Starts Now’

IMO member states seem on track to adopt a more stringent greenhouse gas reduction target that would align shipping with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

December 9, 2022
Total Views: 579

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Climate Change Is Altering Narwhal Migration Patterns
Environment

Climate Change Is Altering Narwhal Migration Patterns

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) Scientists have found that narwhals are altering their steadfast migration patterns in response to climate change, offering some hope

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 916

Monday, November 7, 2022
COP27 Frames Climate Change as ‘Battle for Survival’
Environment

COP27 Frames Climate Change as ‘Battle for Survival’

By William James, Valerie Volcovici and Simon Jessop SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 7 (Reuters) – World leaders and diplomats framed the fight

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 435
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