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.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:17

ICS seeks IMO CO2 commitments

New article in the Marine Professional about chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, calling on the International Maritime Organisation to set out what the industry needs to do to reduce CO2 emissions. Read the full article here.
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This is why a shift to low carbon matters! According to a new JRC report, a 4°C global warming will mean that countries representing more than 70% of the global population and global GDP could face increases in flood risk of more than 500%.  Read…
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A new UK Government report identifies the six priority risk areas for adaptation research and action over the next five years … and there is plenty of evidence of climate change potentially affecting transport, infrastructure, and coastal areas generally. These…
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BREAKING NEWS:  IMO Secretary-General has written to senior European officials expressing his concern that including shipping in the European Union’s emission trading system (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping on a global basis. Article in…
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Monday, 09 January 2017 00:00

Zero emission passenger vessel announced

New article in the Marine Professional reporting the announcement of a zero emissions passenger vessel. The Fjords has confirmed that is building a sister ship to the diesel-electric plug-in hybrid Vision of the Fjords, launched in 2016. However, unlike its predecessor, the…
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Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:41

Carbon War Room launches data emissions tool

Article in The Marine Professional about BetterFleet, a free-to-access ship operational efficiency portal has been launched on website ShippingEffieincy.org by NGO Carbon War Room, vessel tracking provider exactEarth and UMAS (partnership between the University College London (UCL) Energy Institute and MATRANS). Read Carbon War…
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Friday, 18 November 2016 13:30

Hapag Lloyd almost halves CO2 emissions!

Article in the Marine Professional Magazine about Hapag-Lloyd reducing CO2 emissions of its container transports by a total of 45% over the last 10 years. Read more here.
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Monday, 07 November 2016 15:40

UNEP Emissions Gap Report

One day before the Paris Agreement enters into force, a report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) confirms that the world is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges already in…
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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 09:23

Adaptive Management Facts

Facts About Series on Adaptive Management Adaptive management is a decision-making framework that can be applied at different stages of a dredging project. Contractors can utilise adaptive management to adapt their operational strategies within different phases of a project, to…
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 09:22

Unleashing the Potential of Ferries

The European Union has published a draft report about an investigation into the potential benefits of waterborne transport. DRAFT REPORT on unleashing the potential of ferries in coastal areas and inland waterways: a contribution to multimodal passenger transport
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