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Climate-Shame: Japan’s Position In UN Shipping Agency To The Climate Crisis

On Sep 24, 2020
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As California burns with wildlfires, Japan's stance and hold over the UN shipping agency is holding back meaningful progress on climate talks in shipping. Having opted for self-regulation, the shipping industry now appears to be falling back into its bad habits of heavy pollution again.

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As @IMOHQ celebrates #SustainableShipping on #WorldMaritimeDay a reminder: please put in place an effective and credible ban ⛔on the use & carriage of heavy fuel oil from #Arctic #shipping 🚢🛳️ #EndShipPollution #SortYourShipOut #WorldMaritimeDay https://t.co/F8umcXoQcN
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Climate-Shame: Japan’s Position In UN Shipping Agency To The Climate Crisis

Climate-Shame: Japan’s Position In UN Shipping Agency To The Climate Crisis

As California burns with wildlfires, Japan's stance and hold over the UN shipping agency is holding back meaningful progress on climate talks in shipping. Having opted for self-regulation, ...

Sir Richard Branson Calls For Big Changes In Global Shipping Following Mauritius Oil Disaster

Sir Richard Branson Calls For Big Changes In Global Shipping Following Mauritius Oil Disaster

Richard Branson calls for big changes in the global shipping industry following major oil spill in Mauritius and islanders' call for help. Global shipping firms and industry bodies have ...

Shipping could raise ambition of 2030 climate target, study shows

Shipping could raise ambition of 2030 climate target, study shows

Research also shows that a Japanese proposal to cut CO2 by installing engine power limitation devices on ships would not deliver meaningful emissions reduction

Pushing to eliminate high-sulphur fuels in shipping

Pushing to eliminate high-sulphur fuels in shipping

Pushing to eliminate high-sulphur fuels in shipping

Mauritius oil spill highlights importance of global maritime laws: UN trade body

Mauritius oil spill highlights importance of global maritime laws: UN trade body

The devastating oil spill off the east coast of Mauritius has highlighted the need for global adoption of international legislation that govern the seas and protect small island states and ...

Explainer: Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?

Explainer: Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?

A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on July 25, spilling about 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil and triggering a state of "environmental ...

Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?

Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?

A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on July 25, spilling about 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil and triggering a state of "environmental ...

Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill from grounded ship

Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill from grounded ship

Indian Ocean island nation declares environmental emergency as satellite images show a dark slick spreading in waters.

Mauritius declares environmental emergency after oil spill

Mauritius declares environmental emergency after oil spill

Country’s prime minister has asked France for help in tackling the incident

Sustainable shipping into the next decade

Sustainable shipping into the next decade

Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), looks ahead to the challenges for international shipping

Big Polluters Hijack Shipping Talks to Slow Decarbonisation Progress

Big Polluters Hijack Shipping Talks to Slow Decarbonisation Progress

UN shipping talks stalled last week as slow-moving players, including Saudi Arabia, Brazil and the US, obstructed attempts to decide how the sector should begin to decarbonise.

Shipping industry takes a page from bitcoin to clean up its act

Shipping industry takes a page from bitcoin to clean up its act

Turns out the same blockchain behind bitcoin can also be used to cut carbon emissions.

Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship

Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship

Environmentalists and experts ask why more was not done when 'MV Wakashio'' ran aground in June