climate change

Monday, January 6, 2020
johan sverdrup offshore field
Maritime News

Equinor Sets Near-Zero Carbon Emissions Target for Norway by 2050

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has launched an initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions to near-zero by 2050 as it moves to combat global climate change in

January 6, 2020
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Thursday, December 26, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Opinion: Fighting Shipping Pollution Is Bad For the Planet

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) –The shipping industry is getting serious about cutting sulfur dioxide emissions. People who live along busy shipping

December 26, 2019
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The spine of Volume 1 of the USS Rodgers logbooks is pictured at the National Archives building in Washington
Maritime News

Icebound: The Climate-Change Secrets of 19th Century Ship’s Logbooks

By Andrew R.C. Marshall OXFORD, England, Dec 11 (Reuters) – On November 14, 1881, an American called George Melville limped across a frozen delta in

December 11, 2019
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Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg sails underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor
Maritime News

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

NEW YORK/MADRID, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change,

December 11, 2019
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Climate Change Hitting Top U.S. Fishery in the Arctic, NOAA Report Says

Arctic ecosystems and communities are increasingly at risk due to continued warming and declining sea ice, according NOAA’s 2019 Arctic Report Card. By

December 10, 2019
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Monday, December 9, 2019
offshore drilling rig brazil

Brazil Will Drill Massive Oil Find Despite Climate Concerns

By Jake Spring MADRID, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Brazil will push to expand oil drilling in its massive “pre-salt” oil and gas area off its coast in

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, November 18, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Environmental Coalition Blasts IMO’s Lack of Progress in Combating Carbon Emissions

The International Maritime Organization shows a lack of progress and little interest in forming concrete measures to reduce shipping’s contribution to global

November 18, 2019
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
cannes bans cruise ships
Maritime News

Cruise Ships Operators Agree to Pollute Less in French Waters

MARSEILLE, France, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The main cruise ship operators in French waters have agreed on measures to limit pollution caused by their vessels,

October 17, 2019
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Maritime News

Research Icebreaker Parks on Arctic Ice Floe for Year-Long Drift Around the North Pole

German research icebreaker Polarstern is now parked Arctic Ocean ice floe where researchers will set up camp for a one-year-long drift around the North Pole in

October 8, 2019
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
hurricane Harvey flooding
Maritime News

UN Report Warns Climate Change Is Accelerating Ice Melt

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) –Days after millions of climate protesters called for international action and global leaders convened at the United Nations

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

UK Urged to Include Shipping and Aviation in Net Zero Emission Goal

By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The aviation and shipping sectors should formally be included in Britain’s target to cut its

September 24, 2019
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Friday, September 20, 2019
Start of the Arctic research expedition in Norway
Maritime News

Arctic Expedition to Investigate ‘Epicenter of Climate Change”

For the first time ever, scientists will use a modern research icebreaker to drift in the ice for an entire year, allowing scientists to investigate the Arctic

September 20, 2019
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg sails underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor
Maritime News

16-Year-Old Climate Activist Arrives in New York on Zero-Emission Yacht

By Gabriella Borter NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon

August 28, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

France’s Macron Says Slow-Steaming Needed to Tackle Climate Change

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – President Emmanuel Macron chose this week’s G7 summit to reaffirm France’s commitment to slow-steaming as the

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 9

Thursday, August 22, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

Citigroup’s New Shipping Finance Chairman to Deepen Environmental Focus

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Citigroup’s veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank’s

August 22, 2019
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Offshore Oil Rig At Night

Trump Administration Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy – (Bloomberg) –The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas

August 14, 2019
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Monday, August 5, 2019
Maritime News

Unmanned ‘Saildrone’ Completes Antarctic Circumnavigation in Search of Carbon Dioxide

An unmanned “saildrone” has completed a 13,670-nautical-mile journey around Antarctica after successfully collecting oceanic and atmospheric carbon dioxide

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
containership sailing
Maritime News

Banks With $100 Billion in Shipping Loans Get Strict on Climate

(Bloomberg) –A group of financiers with $100 billion of loans to shipowners are about to get stricter on the kinds of vessels they’ll finance as part

June 18, 2019
Total Views: 193

Thursday, May 16, 2019
bulk carrier ship
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Completes Fully Carbon Offset Voyage from South Africa to Europe

Global mining company Anglo American has completed what is thought to be the first fully carbon offset voyage of a bulk carrier at sea, according to Rightship,

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
uscg polar star

Melting Ice Caps Are a National Security Crisis: James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — I spent much of my life in the U.S. Navy, including nearly 11 years on the deep ocean day-to-day, out of sight

May 14, 2019
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