03 May '11, 2pm

Improving Efficiency and "Creating Climate Wealth" in Shipping

Over the next two days, I will be attending “Creating Climate Wealth,” a conference organized by the Carbon War Room . If you don’t know the Carbon War Room, they are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to overcoming the financial, political, informational, technical and other barriers to achieving gigaton-scale reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. By bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, advocates and others, the Carbon War Room folks hope to come up with strategies to unlock investment and achieve large-scale deployment of pollution-cutting technologies and ideas that are ready to go. Last year, they started shippingefficiency.org ,a great website that includes efficiency ratings for thousands of ships carrying goods around the world’s seas. The premise is simple enough that it’s amazing that nobody thought of it be...

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