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Shipping, sunset, Hamburg
LPG is "an attractive eco-friendly fuel" that can bridge the transition to zero-carbon shipping, according to researchers at Korea Maritime and Ocean University. Environmentalists say using the fossil fuel risks locking-in carbon emissions when greener alternatives are emerging to decarbonise a highly polluting sector.
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The shipyard industry in Bangladesh is evolving to come in line with new regulations designed to improve worker safety and environmental protection.
Shipping containers are transported on a Maersk Line vessel in Russia
Sponsored Maersk head Søren Skou says more than half of its 200 largest clients are backing technology to reduce pollution, but philanthropist Bill Gates believes the cost of new approaches will have to reduce "dramatically" for mass adoption.
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Hydrogen will be 'critical' for achieving the UK’s net-zero target and could use up to a third of the nation’s energy by 2050, according to the government.
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Transport ministers from across Asia and the Pacific are meeting this week to consider a potentially transformational agenda for how people and goods are moved around the region and across the globe.
angus black cows on pasture
Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have plummeted. In most sectors, a green transition will cost consumers little.
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The global shipping industry's annual greenhouse gas emissions total more than one billion tons, making it a critical front in the fight against climate change.
fishing boats in Bali
The impact of the Covid-19 crisis is global, and national recovery efforts must be globally focused to seize shared opportunities. Nowhere is this more evident than in the global domain that unites us – the ocean.
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Oil clumps on a beach in the resort island of Bintan, Indonesia, near Singapore.
The waste oil dumped into the ocean by ships every year is equivalent to eight Exxon Valdez oil spills, and nowhere is the problem as severe as Southeast Asia. The EB Podcast talks to hotelier Andrew Dixon about how a clever idea using a ship tracking system can help curb an environmental crime that has been largely ignored.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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