climate change

Thursday, May 9, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

U.K. Poised to Back Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Target for 2050

By Alex Morales and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The U.K. government is preparing to announce plans to slash fossil fuel emissions to zero

May 9, 2019
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Monday, May 6, 2019
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Maritime News

Pompeo: Russia and China Actions in Arctic Need Watching

By Simon Johnson ROVANIEMI, Finland, May 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the

May 6, 2019
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Reykjavik, Iceland
Maritime News

Iceland Builds Arctic Port as Global Shipping Routes Get Redrawn

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is

April 11, 2019
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

Global Warming Effects Presenting a ‘Major Challenge’ to Carrier Schedules in Asia

By Sam Whelan in Singapore (The Loadstar) – Typhoons and other adverse weather events are playing havoc with carrier schedules, presenting a “major

April 9, 2019
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
hurricane from space
Maritime News

Wall Street Embraces Weather Risk in New Era of Storms, Drought

By Brian K. Sullivan, Alexandra Semenova and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — Every uptick in wind speed along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is of enormous

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

In the Middle of Winter, Bering Strait Sea Ice Is Disappearing

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — The ice cover in the Bering Sea is at its lowest on record for this time of year after losing an area about the

March 6, 2019
Total Views: 22

Monday, January 21, 2019
rhine river
Maritime News

Europe’s Most Important River Is Running Dry as Glaciers Shrink

By William Wilkes, Vanessa Dezem and Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) — Kevin Kilps’s car ferry churns the waters of Germany’s Rhine river as he steers

January 21, 2019
Total Views: 189

Friday, January 11, 2019
carbon capture and storage
Maritime News

Norway Awards Equinor License to Build CO2 Storage Under North Sea

OSLO, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Equinor has won a license to develop carbon dioxide (CO2) storage under the North Sea, Norway’s oil ministry said on

January 11, 2019
Total Views: 75

Thursday, December 13, 2018
offshore oil and gas rig
Maritime News

Climate Risk Report Warns of Falling Norwegian Offshore Values

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — A key climate report commissioned by the Norwegian government warned that climate change could hurt the value of its

December 13, 2018
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Arctic Posts Second Warmest Year On Record in 2018 -NOAA

By Richard Valdmanis Dec 11 (Reuters) – The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically

December 11, 2018
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Maersk net zero emission vessel

Maersk Sets Goal of Becoming Carbon Neutral by 2050

Maersk sets ambitious net Zero CO2 emission target by 2050.  Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk, owner of the world’s largest shipping line,

December 4, 2018
Total Views: 41

Wartsila lifeboats on buildings
Maritime News

Wärtsilä Unveils Lifeboats for Buildings to Highlight Need for Climate Change Action

As part of campaign highlighting the need for immediate action to reduce the impacts of fossil fuel-driven climate change, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä

December 4, 2018
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Monday, November 26, 2018
oil refinery
Maritime News

U.S. Government Report Says Climate Change Will Batter Economy

Earth’s climate is changing faster now than at any point in the history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities, according to the

November 26, 2018
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Maritime News

Rapid, Unprecedented Change Needed to Halt Global Warming – U.N.

By Nina Chestney and Jane Chung LONDON/INCHEON, South Korea, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius

October 9, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Maritime News

Harsh Climate: The Struggle to Track Global Sea Level Rise

By Lucas Jackson and Elizabeth Culliford Sept 20 (Reuters) – A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep

September 20, 2018
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Hurricane Florence pictured September 11, 2018
Maritime News

Florence Destruction May Be Worse Because of Climate Change

By Jim Efstathiou Jr. and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — As Hurricane Florence barrels toward North Carolina, it’s being strengthened and guided by a

September 11, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
deepwater horizon

Sharp Exchanges Highlight BP Fears of Climate Legal Jeopardy

By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — After paying more than $65 billion in legal costs for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, BP Plc is wary of the risk of

May 22, 2018
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Monday, April 30, 2018
Thwaites Glacier

Scientists Study Antarctic Glacier, Hoping to Crack Sea Level Risks

OSLO, April 30 (Reuters) – Britain and the United States launched a $25 million project on Monday to study the risks of a collapse of a giant glacier in

April 30, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New Study Finds Sea Level Rise Has Accelerated

Global sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decades, rather than increasing steadily, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 46

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

Commentary: 2018 is The Year for Protecting The Planet

By John Light Jan 3 (Reuters) – This will be a big year for the Paris climate agreement. The broad outlines of the deal were figured out in 2015,

January 4, 2018
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