IRClass ship classification society has issued a ringing endorsement of the COP21 agreement at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris.
WMU welcomes the historic agreement to combat climate change that was agreed in Paris on 12 December (”Paris Agreement”) in which 195 Nations set path to keep temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius.
European shipowners welcome the ambitious and forward-looking climate change agreement reached in Paris this weekend. They call on all actors involved to work together for decisive action in the IMO, which is the appropriate international body to address greenhouse gas emissions from ships engaged in international trade.
IMO welcomed the historic achievement of the COP21; the Paris Climate Change Agreement which identifies a clear goal of “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels.”
EPA has announced a grant to help replace older trucks used at the Port of Baltimore and reduce toxic air emissions.
Maersk Line is disappointed that ‘Paris Agreement” does not include regulation of the shipping industry
ICS greatly welcomes the ‘Paris Agreement’ which was adopted unanimously on 12 December by 195 nations during UNFCCC
The Britannia P&I Club provides information regarding the tough controls on ship emissions that China will introduce at three key port areas from January 2016 to reduce sulphur dioxide which results in acid rain, causing respiratory difficulties and sometimes premature death.
A report released by the Global Carbon Project (GCP) has found that emissions of carbon dioxide in 2015 will break the rapid emissions growth of the past decade.Despite global economic growth in 2015, worldwide emissions from fossil fuels are projected to decline by 0.6 per cent this year.
European shipowners join the European Commission, MEPs and various stakeholders in calling for shipping to be brought back in the text currently negotiated in the context of the COP21 climate talks in Paris.
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