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THREE MARITIME TRANSITION SCENARIOS: DECARBONIZATION PLAYBOOK PART 1

12 JULY 2022 The maritime transportation network is exposed to mounting risks caused by climate change-driven rising sea levels and more frequent and violent storms in addition to increasing societal pressure as a result of climate-driven environmental changes and events. Shipping as a critical component in global trade is forced …

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FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE, 5 CHARTS SHOW WHAT YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW

10 JULY 2022 Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels requires reaching net zero emissions by the middle of this century. This means that, in less than three decades, we need to reverse more than a century of rising emissions and bring annual emissions down to near zero, while balancing out all …

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GOOD NEWS! THE SOLAR SYSTEM IS GOING TO HOLD TOGETHER FOR NOW

08 JULY 2022 If you’ve been laying in bed at night, fretting that the planets of the Solar System are going to go ricocheting off throughout the galaxy, you can set your mind at ease. We have at least 100,000 years before that happens, according to new calculations. In a …

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STUDY: SHIPPING IS SET TO MISS THE IMO 2050 TARGET

05 JULY 2022  The maritime industry is not currently on track to meet the IMO ambition for a 50 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, even under favorable assumptions, according to a new study released by think tank Nordic West Office. The study suggests that this target could eventually be …

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UN OCEAN CONFERENCE IS A KEY STEP TO RESTORING OCEAN HEALTH

03 JULY 2022 With every breath we take, we are connected to the ocean. The planet-defining blue covers more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, providing half of its oxygen, stabilising our global climate and weather system, and providing food and livelihoods for billions of people. A healthy ocean is …

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HEALTHY PLANET NEEDS “OCEAN ACTION” FROM ASIAN AND PACIFIC NATIONS

02 JULY 2022  As the Second Global Ocean Conference opens in Lisbon, governments in Asia and the Pacific must seize the opportunity to enhance cooperation and solidarity to address a host of challenges that endanger what is a lifeline for millions of people in the region. If done Right Ocean action will …

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ON DAY OF THE SEAFARER, UAE LAUNCHES NEW WELFARE INITIATIVE

29 JUN 2022  On June 25, the shipping industry observes the Day of the Seafarer. It could not come at a better time, as seafarers continue to face systemic welfare challenges. The war in Ukraine and the ongoing pandemic have made conditions even more difficult for many. While the Day …

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HUNDREDS INJURED, 12 KILLED WHEN CHLORINE TANK IS DROPPED IN AQABA

28 JUN 2022  A toxic cloud of chlorine gas was released in a loading accident Monday afternoon in the Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea. State media is reporting that 12 people died and at least 260 others were injured when the gas cylinder ruptured releasing the toxic …

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RESEARCHERS ARE FIGURING OUT WHY SOME PEOPLE CAN ‘HEAR’ VOICES OF THE DEAD

01 JULY 2022 Scientists have identified the traits that may make a person more likely to claim they hear the voices of the dead. According to research published in 2021, a predisposition to high levels of absorption in tasks, unusual auditory experiences in childhood, and a high susceptibility to auditory …

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AIR POLLUTION CUTTING COULD HELP US FEED THE WORLD MORE EASILY. HERE’S HOW

19   JUN 2022 Planting more crops isn’t the only way to feed a growing population. Cutting air pollution could go a long way towards increasing crop production while saving precious land and money, according to new research. If the world cuts the emissions of just one type of air pollutant …

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