Rotor sails, bubble pumps, battery-powered jets, and next-generation fuel cells. As pressure mounts for the entire transport sector to wean itself off fossil fuels, these technologies are gaining traction.
Amid tensions between the Philippines and Canada over garbage sent illegally to Philippine ports six years ago, more trash shipments have arrived from Australia and Hong Kong. Activists are calling for the ratification of the Basel Convention, which prohibits plastic waste imports. But will this solve the problem?
Tony Robert Walker –
Shipping accounts for about three per cent of global GHG emissions, producing about the same amount as Germany or Brazil does each year. Can marine shipping be decarbonised to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement?
Bert Cregg –
With the Christmas season in full swing, Asians can make a more sustainable choice for a Christmas tree to buy. Which is better: a real or a fake tree? Michigan State University's Christmas tree expert Bert Cregg explains.
A new strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization is steering the shipping industry towards halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. University of Manchester's Paul Gilbert outlines five ways the industry can prepare for this low-carbon future.
This report provides the first comprehensive overview of methodologies for estimating air emissions from shipping, describes technological solutions and proposes policy options for reducing carbon emissions and air pollution in ...