Friday, October 12, 2018

ISSUE: Climate change and shipping–Unanswered questions

This interesting chart from marinetraffic.com shows the densities of ships travelling in the area for the year 2013. With global trade growing annually, the emissions from gigantic ships that range from huge cruise ships to giant tankers is substantial both in terms of air and water pollutants. But what is the extent, what are the figures and who is responsible for regulation?

bayoffundy.ca-INDUSTRY Ship Traffic Densities for Fundy Gulf of Maine Scotia Shelf 2013.pdf - Ad