A recent Reuters analysis of new shipping and fuel-consumption data revealed that melting sea ice enables ships sailing into the Arctic, resulting to increasing amounts of climate-warming pollution.
Biodiversity in the deep ocean is significantly exposed to the adverse effects of climate change, even more than in the surface, according to a recent study published in Nature Climate Change journal.
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.
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.
A newly published study revealed that the movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to rise this century, also increasing the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil.
It is reported that the cargo shipments passing through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) reached 30 million tonnes in 2019, achieving a major rise in fossil fuel deliveries from one of the most vulnerable environment globally.
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.
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.
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.
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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