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Cargotec joins UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C

Cargotec committed the United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C, in order to face climate change, develop efficient solutions and boost a low-carbon economy environment.

IMarEST focuses on polar regions issues

As the geography of the polar regions dramatically alters due to the warming climate, the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST) highlights several major issues arising from these changes, their impacts, and the actions that need to be taken.

JP Morgan economists alert of ‘catastrophic’ climate change

JP Morgan economist alerts that climate change will be catastrophic without actions being taken to improve the current situation of the environment, as climate change will severely impact economic growth, shares, health, and how long people live.

Green groups pressure IMO to ban ships carrying HFO in Arctic

The International Maritime Organization’s Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR7) meeting began on February 12 as the landmark of discussions around the Arctic’s environment. Now, environmental groups ask the IMO to protect the Arctic marine environment from the impacts of international shipping.

Temperature over 20C recorded in Antarctica

Scientists in Antarctica have recorded a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius (69.35 Fahrenheit). This temperature broke the barrier of 20 degrees for the first time on the continent. However, scientists noted that this reading was a ‘one-off’ phenomenon, and could not be directly linked to climate change.

Carbon dioxide emissions remained flat in 2019

In spite of expectations indicating that energy-related carbon dioxide emissions would increase, they have stopped growing in 2019, according to IEA data. As a matter of fact, after two years of growth, global emissions remained at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world economy grew by 2.9%.

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