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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:10

GHG Emission Factors for IWT

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In 2016 the first GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies has been released. Actions now are focused on adoption of the GLEC framework by companies and addressing gaps to refining modal default carbon footprint factors to further increase the accuracy of logistics emissions…
A large proportion of the Leeds-Liverpool canal, an important recreational boating waterway, is closing - potentially for many weeks - because of drought conditions in Northern England.  See https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10835222 
Some interesting preliminary analysis on the role of climate change in the current European heatwave at https://www.worldweatherattribution.org 
An article has been published in The Marine Professional discussing a study conducted by the consultancy UMAS for the NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) on the future of LNG assets.  The full article can be found here. 
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