Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Finance Officials Say EU Green Ship Rules Are “Lax”

By Kate Abnett and Simon Jessop BRUSSELS/LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Months of EU deliberation to decide which business activities can be marketed as green investments have produced a set of draft...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 827

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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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

Thursday, July 2, 2020
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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

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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UN Predicts Greenhouse Gas Emissions Set to Bust Paris Agreement by 30 Percent

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the level needed to keep global warming to an internationally...

October 31, 2017
Total Views: 17

Friday, July 7, 2017
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China, EU Bolster Greener Global Shipping to Curb Emissions

By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — The trillion-dollar global shipping industry may soon be forced to curb greenhouse gas emissions under new rules backed by the European Union and China. Over...

July 7, 2017
Total Views: 2

Monday, June 5, 2017
Maritime News

ICS: Shipping Industry Remains Committed to Reducing CO2 Emissions

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change will have no impact on the shipping industry’s commitment to reduce its CO2 emissions,...

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 23

Sunday, June 4, 2017
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Trump’s Paris Exit Sidelines D.C. for Danes Blazing Wind Trail

By Peter Levring (Bloomberg) — For Denmark, which relies more on wind energy than any other nation on the planet, Thursday last week was a pretty bad day. The country’s...

June 4, 2017
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Climate `Danger Zone’ Seen If Trump Pulls Out of Paris Deal

  By Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump wasn’t exaggerating when he said during his election campaign that the U.S. could “cancel” the Paris Accord on climate change.   A decision due...

May 31, 2017
Total Views: 22

Friday, November 4, 2016

Landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change Now International Law (Sans Shipping)

The landmark Paris Agreement to combat climate change became international law on Friday with its entry into force less than a year after it was unanimously adopted by 196 nations...

November 4, 2016
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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Maritime News

Maersk ‘Disappointed’ in Shipping’s Exclusion from Paris Climate Deal

Maersk Group, owner of the world’s largest fleet containerships, says it is “disappointed’ that the landmark Paris agreement on climate change agreed to over the weekend does not include new...

December 16, 2015
Total Views: 27

Monday, December 14, 2015
Maritime News

With Historic Paris Climate Agreement Adopted, Ship Emissions Fall in IMO’S Court

With no explicit reference to shipping in the historic climate deal unanimously adopted by almost 200 nations in Paris this weekend, it is now up to the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...

December 14, 2015
Total Views: 15

Saturday, December 12, 2015
Maritime News

With Landmark Climate Deal, World Marks Turn from Fossil Fuels

By Alister Doyle and Barbara Lewis PARIS, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation...

December 12, 2015
Total Views: 6

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FACTS: Landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change

PARIS, Dec 12 (Reuters) – After four years of global negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and more than a few sleepless nights, climate officials from almost 200 nations meeting...

December 12, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Maritime News

ICS Urges More Action on Shipping Emissions Regardless of COP21 Outcome

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is urging further support of CO2 reduction measures at the IMO regardless of the final outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) underway...

December 10, 2015
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Maritime News

COP21: Shipping Industry Absent from Draft Climate Deal

A draft climate agreement resulting from 11 days of negotiations at the COP21 climate talks in Paris and published Wednesday afternoon makes no explicit reference to shipping, but a final...

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 9

Monday, November 2, 2015
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Maritime News

Shipping Braces for Pollution Tax After Paris Talks

  By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The shipping industry expects to be stung by a carbon levy as momentum building from climate talks in Paris starting this...

November 2, 2015
Total Views: 11

Friday, October 16, 2015

EU Shipowners Call End-2016 Emission Reduction Goal ‘Unrealistic’

  LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The global shipping industry is unlikely to meet an end-2016 deadline for setting targets and developing a plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions,...

October 16, 2015
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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Maritime News

European Parliament Calls For Shipping Emissions Reduction Target in Paris Deal

  Members of the European Parliament are calling on the EU and all other countries to include a requirement for reducing emissions from international shipping and aviation at this year’s Paris...

October 14, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Maritime News

IMO Branded a ‘Danger to the Planet’ After Refusal to Back Caps on Vessel Emissions

  By Gavin van Marle, The Loadstar The Republic of the Marshall Islands’ (RMI) has launched a lacerating attack on the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) stance on climate change and...

October 13, 2015
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Maritime News

IMO the Only Place for Global Debate on Shipping Emissions, Says IMO Secretary General

  International Maritime Organization Secretary General Koji Sekimizu has issued a strong call that any discussion on shipping’s contribution to global CO2 emissions must be held at the IMO, not...

September 30, 2015
Total Views: 5