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Arctic drilling has no economic sense, says UN’s ex-climate head

Governments should cease oil exploration in the fragile Arctic environment amid the rising threat of global warming, said Christiana Figueres, who was a former chef of the UN Climate Change Secretariat, when 200 countries signed the Paris agreement back in 2015.

Arctic nations, NGOs call on UN shipping agency to drop HFO

As delegates gather next week in London for an International Maritime Organization meeting, a coalition of international non-governmental organisations, The Clean Arctic Alliance, is calling for an end to the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic waters.

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