GHG Emissions from Energy Use Projected to Plateau by 2030

In recent years, many nations have begun to identify and address climate risks associated with rising GHG emissions. Since energy use is a significant contributor to GHG emissions, climate policies that target these emissions are likely to play a significant role in the world’s energy future by directly and indirectly affecting people’s energy choices.

2014.03.18 - GHG Emissions from Energy Use Projected to Plateau by 2030 Figure 1

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ECSA Position Paper on CO2 MRV System

As an addition to the ECSA position paper issued in October 2013 on the  European Commission proposal for a CO2 MRV system on maritime transport, ECSA issued a position paper urging the EU legislators to refrain from extending the scope to ships above 400 GT and from including NOx/others GHG emissions which would respectively result in unnecessary administrative burden on small ships and in impractical monitoring issues in the proposed EU Regulation.

2014.03.13 - ECSA Position Paper on CO2 MRV System

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Measuring Ships’ Energy Efficiency

During December 2012 Transport & Environment NGO released a paper investigating opportunities to establish an energy efficiency benchmark measurement. The paper also makes references to different metrics and proposals already under consideration at the IMO or in the EU and identifies possible options in the current EU discussions on monitoring, reporting and verification.

2013.01.01 - Measuring Ships' Energy Efficiency Figure 1

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