The brief: Green economy and blue transition

The brief: Green economy and blue transition
To move to a greener transition and a more sustainable economy the support of industries based around the ocean and coasts – known as the blue economy – is essential. The potential of oceans The ocean holds great potential for producing renewable energy, including offshore wind and tidal energy. There are now projects for floating wind ...

Dal Parlamento Europeo nuova spinta per il trasporto marittimo pulito

Dal Parlamento Europeo nuova spinta per il trasporto marittimo pulito
Ridurre le emissioni delle navi del 40%, promuovere l’uso dei carburanti alternativi e disegnare porti puliti e navi innovative per rendere il settore marittimo più sostenibile. Questi sono i propositi dell’Unione Europea che sembra siano sempre più nell’agenda degli atti che vengono prodotti. La transizione ecologica Il Parlamento Europeo ha adottato una nuova risoluzione in ...

The brief: Sea levels are rising

The brief: Sea levels are rising
It now seems clear that the climate emergency is bigger than many experts, elected officials, and activists realize. Greenhouse gas emissions have overheated the Earth’s atmosphere, unleashing heat waves, hurricanes, and other extreme weather. What is happening in the ocean As oceans heat up, the water rises in part because warm water expands but also ...

The Brief: Renewable energy for maritime transport

The Brief: Renewable energy for maritime transport
Renewable energy for maritime transport is fast-growing, together with the blue sector, with considerable potential in terms of technological development and employment opportunities. According to the UfM, in the Mediterranean Sea, Floating offshore wind technology is considered the most suitable, given that it can be deployed in deeper waters. This technology allows for the exploitation ...