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The Deadliest Catch: Scrubber washwater discharge in ASEAN fishing grounds

Scrubbers, a newly popular technology that greatly reduces pollution from ship exhaust, have a serious downside: the pollutants they capture are typically disposed of in ocean waters. In essence, they convert air pollution to water pollution. This blog examines the impact of “washwater” discharged by ships in southeast Asia, a region rich in fishing grounds, and makes recommendations for reforming the practice.

Silent but deadly: The case of shipping emissions

The health impacts of light-duty diesels are widely known today. But a new global study analyzing early deaths from transportation air pollution also highlights a lesser known culprit: international shipping.

Can India Leapfrog First-Generation Biofuels?

India’s biofuel policy update discourages food-based fuels, focusing instead on increasing production of second-generation biofuels made from wastes and inedible energy crops.

To be fast or to be furious?

If China wants to maximize the benefit of its emission area control zones, it should go beyond its own territorial waters.