07/18/2023 - Philip's Carbon Market News
A Shipping Rule Backfires, Diverting Sulfur Emissions From the Air to the OceanWhen large ships use scrubbers to meet international air pollution limits, the treated fuel exhaust gets dumped into the sea along with other contaminants. Researchers say the discharges are packed with metals and organic compounds that threaten marine environments. In essence, an effort to protect the earth’s atmosphere has proved to be a threat to its seas. By only focusing on the air emissions, it just shifts your emissions from air to water.