As a meeting of the IMO’s MEPC 76 opens today, IMO member states were called on to take urgent and immediate action to protect the Arctic from the impacts of shipping emissions and pollution.
Clean Arctic Alliance demands greater ambition on heavy fuel oil ban ahead of IMO meeting and calls for Arctic black carbon cuts of 90% and global greenhouse gas emissions by 60%
A new, free tool for oil spill response at sea is now available online for authorities and local response units. The aim of the tool is to minimize the environmental impacts of oil spills in the Arctic and around the world.
With temperatures reaching 38° Celsius north of the Arctic Circle in June, and Arctic sea ice melting faster than most climate models predicted, the Clean Arctic Alliance is calling on world leaders to take urgent action to curb the warming of the Arctic region.
The Arctic’s largest ice shelf has detached a 113 km2 area. The last few years have been incredibly warm in northeast Greenland and this appears to be a progressive disintegration.
According to a new study by UCLA climate scientists, human-caused climate change is on track to make the Arctic Ocean functionally ice-free for part of each year starting sometime between 2044 and 2067.
The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic Ocean, according to new research.
Nike and Ocean Conservancy launched the Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge, inviting businesses and industry to join them in the commitment to not ship through the Arctic Ocean shipping routes.
In an article published in TradeWinds, Carnival Corporation has made a bombshell claim that it switched all of its cruise ships travelling to the Arctic from burning ultra-dirty heavy fuel oil to low-sulfur marine gasoil.