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Norway seeking zero emissions from shipping

In the News | September 12, 2018 | Marcus Hand, Seatrade Maritime News | Seatrade Maritime News
While the IMO’s target of a 50% cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping by 2050 is seen as “ambitious” Norway is seeking zero emission shipping. Norway convened...

Don’t Let Ships Sink Paris Climate-Change Agreement

In the News | September 10, 2018 | Sue Libenson, Pacific Environment | The Mercury News
The Bay Area welcomes thousands of international visitors for the Global Climate Action Summit this week. They come to announce far-reaching steps to solve our climate crisis. But, no...

Why does Carnival continue sailing with heavy fuel oil?

In the News | August 9, 2018 | Eelco Leemans and Kevin Harun | Trouw
Carnival, an American company, is one of the largest organizers of cruise holidays in the world and sails with over a hundred cruise ships all over the world. Sailing...

Clean Up Carnival Cruises

Campaign | July 9, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
Tell Carnival to stop using dirty fossil fuels! Carnival—which bills itself as “The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line”—powers its ships with one of the dirtiest fossil fuels on the...

International Coalition Calls to Clean Up Carnival Cruises

Press Release | July 9, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — As Carnival Corporation’s first ships of the season arrive in the Arctic, an international coalition of environmental groups has joined together to call on the...

Lake Baikal Loses a Critical Champion

Blog Post | June 20, 2018 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director and Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Ecologist and indigenous activist Sergei Shapkhaev, who galvanized popular support for the world’s largest freshwater lake and protected it from industrial activities, has died in his native Buryatia in...