Publications

Several of the actions in the Navigating a Changing Climate Action Plan will result in the publication of bespoke technical guidance on climate change mitigation and adaptation for waterborne transport infrastructure.

PIANC Working Groups, for example, are currently preparing good practice guidance on carbon management, on climate change adaptation, and on resilience. The ESPO Green Guide has a chapter dedicated to energy consumption and climate change mitigation and new sections dealing with adaptation are planned. IAPH is working with the International Maritime Organization to provide guidance to ports on undertaking a port emissions status assessment.

In the meantime, however, a range of other publications exists on climate-related topics relevant to port and inland waterway infrastructure and operations. Some of these publications are listed below.

Publications prepared by third parties have not been endorsed by the Think Climate coalition; rather they are provided in the spirit of sharing potentially useful information.

Good to see the shipping industry will be joining the waterborne transport infrastructure sector and others from #WeAreTransport in attending COP23. ‘Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan’ summit at COP23 will gather 150-200 industry representatives and UNFCCC delegates to take…
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The European Commission has launched a consultation on the revision of its policy on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from maritime transport. For more information see https://ec.europa.eu/clima/consultations/articles/0032_en 
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A new international standard on resilience is now available.  ISO 22316 (2017) published by the International Organization for Standardization is intended to help organisations improve their ability to absorb and adapt to a changing environment in turn ensuring they can…
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Ice Crack in Antarctic Takes Major Turn
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Navigating a Changing Climate welcomes three new supporter organisations: SLoCaT, the Port of London Authority and the European Maritime Pilots’ Association.  The NavClimate partners look forward to engaging with these organisations as we take forward our work to support the…
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The Navigating a Changing Climate initiative’s conference subtitled ‘Moving towards low carbon and resilient waterborne transport infrastructure’ took place in Brussels on 27th and 28th March 2017. The conference report from this informative and thought-provoking event includes: highlights the key messages from the…
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The Navigating a Changing Climate initiative’s conference subtitled ‘Moving towards low carbon and resilient waterborne transport infrastructure’ took place in Brussels on 27th and 28th March 2017. The conference was recorded by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology on…
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The Navigating a Changing Climate initiative’s conference subtitled ‘Moving towards low carbon and resilient waterborne transport infrastructure’ took place in Brussels on 27th and 28th March 2017. The conference report from this informative and thought-provoking event is now available. The…
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Interesting overview on the challenges of sea level rise associated with climate change on port infrastructure in Florida.  See presentation video below.
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