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  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 22 May 2019

    BP’s shareholders have voted in favor of Climate Action 100+ shareholder resolution on climate change disclosures, but have rejected Follow This shareholder resolution on climate change targets.

  • 22 September 2017

    Norwegian oil major Statoil has already achieved its 2015 target of reducing the CO2 emissions from the Norwegian continental shelf by 1.2 million tonnes annually from 2008 to 2020 – two years ahead of schedule. According to Statoil, the reduction equals the emissions from some 600,000 private cars annually or almost every fourth car on […]

  • 16 October 2015

    The chief executive officers of 10 of the world’s largest oil and gas companies – which together provide almost a fifth of all oil and gas production and supply nearly 10% of the world’s energy – today declared their collective support for an effective climate change agreement to be reached at next month’s 21st session […]

  • 13 December 2017

    World Bank Group, an international financial institution, has decided to stop financing upstream oil and gas in a bid to help battle climate change. 

  • 25 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Scottish government has published a draft Climate Change Bill that will immediately set a target of a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and guide to the government’s aim of making Scotland one of the first countries to achieve a 100% reduction (net-zero) as soon as possible.

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The UK will need 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target by 2050, according to a recent report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Currently, the UK has around 8GW of operating offshore wind capacity. The recent sector deal has set a target of 30GW of operating capacity by […]

  • 23 September 2019

    The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), an initiative to tackle climate change and backed by 13 oil companies, has launched a new initiative to unlock large-scale investment in carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS).

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component. Presented insights result from a wealth of up-to-date knowledge pooled by a team of scientists and practicing industry experts which was moderated by an Editorial Board comprised of CEDA and IADC […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Scottish government has published a draft Climate Change Bill that will immediately set a target of a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and guide to the government’s aim of making Scotland one of the first countries to achieve a 100% reduction (net-zero) as soon as possible.

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 27 August 2018

    The offshore wind giant Ørsted has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on fighting the impact of climate change, with focus on developing new initiatives that engage children and young people in Denmark in this endeavour. 

  • 22 October 2015

    ExxonMobil Corporation, an American multinational oil and gas corporation, on Wednesday denied media allegations claiming the company was aware of the role of fossil fuels in global warming after several U.S. politicians asked for federal investigation to be launched. Namely, following an eight-month investigation, InsideClimate News, a news organization covering clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of real substance when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim pointed out. “Next year really will be a time when the world will expect IMO Member States to deliver a clear […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Transparency International says private sector’s interests impacting IMO’s action on climate change.

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the recently elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on the promised 40GW of offshore wind by 2030 commitment. In their letter, CCC Chairman Lord Deben and Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee Baroness Brown called on the Prime Minister to ensure that any market reforms […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]