Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Environment

Top Global Companies Call for Zero Emissions Shipping By 2050

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – More than 150 leading companies and organizations including oil majors and port authorities on Wednesday called for the global shipping industry to be fully...

15 hours ago
Total Views: 701

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Shipping

Marine Money Climate Summit Day 1: Techno-Economic Models and No More Noon Reports

The maritime climate season has now officially begun. Marine Money, the prodigious publisher and conference organizer which has positioned itself at the intersection of maritime and climate related matters, kicked...

16 hours ago
Total Views: 480

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

MSC Embraces Market-Based Measures to Meet Climate Change Targets

By Nick Savvides at London International Shipping Week (The Loadstar) – MSC has embraced market-based measures (MBMs) to help the industry meet its climate change targets, CEO Soren Toft said today. Speaking...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 516

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Sea Level Change (1993-2020)
Environment

Global Sea Level Was Highest On Record for 2020

A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2020 was among the three warmest years in records dating to the mid-1800s, even with a cooling La Niña influence in the second...

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 1146

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
ship emissions
Environment

Shipping Industry Set to Debate ‘Code Red’ Climate Change Issues Ahead of COP26

Maritime industry leaders are set to discuss “code red” climate issues and how the shipping industry can play its part in meeting global targets ahead of November’s UN Climate Change...

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 707

Monday, August 9, 2021
Environment

New UN Report on Climate Change Sounds ‘Code Red for Humanity’

By Nina Chestney and Andrea Januta Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations panel on climate change told the world on Monday that global warming was dangerously close to being out of control...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 725

Friday, June 4, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

MSC Calls for Carbon Tax and Support of Global R&D Fund to Help Shipping Decarbonize

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is throwing its support behind a carbon tax on ship fuel as well a proposed global research and development fund to help accelerate the decarbonization of...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 1822

Friday, April 23, 2021
president biden at climate summate
Environment

Biden Calls for Fourth Industrial Revolution: Climate Summit Updates

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Day two of President Joe Biden’s international climate summit concluded on Friday. Biden pledged during the first day of the virtual event to slash U.S. greenhouse...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1111

Thursday, April 22, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Biden Rejoins Climate Fight, Vows Aid as Poor Nations Make Pleas

By Jennifer Epstein and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden brought the U.S. back into the global fight against climate change on Thursday, pledging at an international summit he...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 584

Friday, April 16, 2021
Deb Haaland file photo
Offshore

U.S. Interior Department Revokes Trump Energy Policies, Putting Climate at Center Stage

April 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Friday sought to erase the Trump administration’s pro-fossil fuels legacy from the nation’s public lands by revoking a suite of policies...

April 16, 2021
Total Views: 2077

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Blades of seagrass float in the ocean
Environment

Can Seagrass Help Prevent Climate Change?

By Alessandra Prentice and Christophe Van Der Perre (Reuters) – Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean currents sweeping across an underwater mountain plateau the size...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1020

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Solar Eclipse Over Pacific Ocean
Maritime News

Pacific Ocean States Escalate The Fight For Ocean Rights

By Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure rights to an ocean...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 2919

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
NOAA Ocean Warming
Environment

Sea Levels Are Rising Faster Than Most Dire Forecasts

By Jonathan Tirone (Bloomberg) Climate change is causing oceans to rise quicker than scientists’ most pessimistic forecasts, resulting in earlier flood risks to coastal economies already struggling to adapt.   The revised estimates published Tuesday...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 4130

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Biden to Pause Oil and Gas Leases, Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies with Climate-Focussed Executive Order

By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 1225

Friday, January 15, 2021
Offshore Oil Rig At Night
Offshore

Total Quits American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policies

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – France’s Total SE on Friday became the first major global energy company to quit the main U.S. oil and gas lobby due...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2560

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
ship emissions
Defense

U.S. Officially Exits Paris Agreement with Election Outcome Uncertain

By Will Wade and Jess Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has officially become the first nation to quit the Paris climate agreement, even as the outcome of the country’s presidential...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Maritime News

Russian Tall Ship Completes Historic Northern Sea Route Passage

A 100-year-old tall ship has successful transited the full length of the fabled Northern Sea Route. After departing from Vladivostok, Russia in mid-August, the Sedov completed the east-west passage this...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 389

Friday, October 9, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Trafigura Oil Head Makes Rare Call for Greener Shipping

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) –The top oil executive at one of the world’s biggest commodity traders is calling for stricter regulations to force the shipping industry to cut carbon emissions...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution,...

September 23, 2020
Total Views: 24

Thursday, July 2, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Major Clean Energy Innovation Needed to Meet Net Zero Target, IEA Says

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – A global goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will not be met without a huge acceleration in clean energy...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 12