One topic that will define the 2020s is climate change. Already this year we have seen the wealthiest people on the planet descend on Davos, Switzerland, to discuss climate change and the risks it poses for the global economy.
The World Economic Forum has, for the first time, included climate change in the ‘top five risks by likelihood’ in its Global Risk Report.
But what does that mean for the maritime industry, in particular ports? Global shipping is often cited as one of the worst industries for pollution, alongside aviation, however a concerted effort is being made by regulatory bodies to reduce harmful emissions produced by ships.
This edition explores these topics.