The case for zero-emission UK shipping: maritime energy policy recommendations

In 2021, UK shipping burned through 7 million tonnes of fossil marine fuels, producing 26.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent – nearly 20% of all of the UK’s transport greenhouse gas emissions.

UNCTAD study shows trade’s untapped potential in climate action

An UNCTAD study released at COP28 examines how 60 developing countries have integrated trade into their national pledges under the Paris Agreement, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

First movers key to shipping decarbonisation

Being a first mover in the shipping industry decarbonisation race could help companies manage their costs more effectively, while progressing net zero targets, delegates at the Motorship’s 44th propulsion and future fuels conference in Hamburg heard this week.

Emissions Gap Report 2023

As greenhouse gas emissions hit new highs, temperature records tumble and climate impacts intensify, the Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record – Temperatures hit new highs, yet world fails to cut emissions (again) finds that the world is heading for a temperature rise far above the Paris Agreement goals unless countries deliver more than they have promised.

Can we still avoid 1.5 degrees C of global warming?

Strictly speaking, it’s not yet impossible to keep from heating our world more than 1.5 degrees Celsius beyond the average global air temperature of the mid-to-late 1800s, when the Industrial Revolution was gaining momentum.

Q2’23 Carbon emission Wrap Up | the scores are in… and we have a new number ONE.

2023 has seen further chaos in ocean freight rates as carriers battle to balance capacity and demand – but have these choppy financial waters brought unintended

How to run a climate COP, according to the grandfather of the Paris deal

For the second year running, Seychelles is hosting the Maritime Rule of Law Exercise (MROLEX) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

McKinsey & Company pushes fossil fuel interests as advisor to UN climate talks, whistleblowers say

Behind closed doors, the US-based firm has proposed future energy scenarios to the agenda setters of the summit that are at odds with the climate goals it publicly espouses, an AFP investigation has found.

Pacific advocacy to get the world back on track for a 1.5 net zero future

Pacific countries will advocate to get the World back on track for a 1.5 net zero future at the upcoming COP28 climate change negotiations to be held later this month in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), says Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna