Climate action failure continues to be among the highest impact risks of the next decade, says the World Economic Forum in a new report. Although lockdowns worldwide caused global emissions to fall in the first half of 2020, evidence from the 2008–2009 Financial Crisis warns that emissions could bounce back.
Reducing methane emissions from oil and gas operations is among the most cost-effective and impactful actions that governments can take to achieve global climate goals, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) in a new report.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) informed that will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector so as to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.
Through the UK Space Agency, the UK government is funding a project in collaboration with the University of Leicester, which will use satellite analytics to track the greenhouse gas and pollution emissions of shipping fleets.
The Finnish company Konecranes recntly inked a commitment letter for the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), in an effort to define new climate targets, cut emissions and further develop its low-carbon portfolio.
Shrinking Arctic ice made this year’s navigation season for LNG tankers the longest on record, benefiting LNG trade, but acting as the latest sign of a deteriorating climate change.
Following the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement this week, more than 100 leading renewable energy majors urge governments to immetiately scale-up climate action.
In an effort to reduce shipping emissions and become climate-neutral, the dry bulk shipping companiy Pacific Basin, has pledged to offset all carbon emissions from its global shore-side operations.
Making peace with nature must be the top priority for everyone, everywhere, in the 21st century, while COVID-19 recovery and the planet’s repair can be two sides of the same coin, were the key messages of UN Secretary-General António Guterres during a landmark speech on the state of the planet at Columbia University in New York.
Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM, MSC and Kuehne+Nagel support Team Malizia in the Vendée Globe 2020 yacht racing regatta, in their efforts to highlight the importance of marine protection and sustainable shipping.
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