January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The two Carnival UK brands of P&O Cruises and Cunard report major progress in reducing both fuel consumption and emissions during its cruise operations.
The latest annual Sustainability Report reveals that - during 2014 - fuel consumption was down by 5%.
An array of energy-saving measures on board ships in the fleets of both P&O Cruises and Cunard Line allied to a reduction in sea miles travelled effected this positive result which means that consumption was 18% below the 2011 total.
The signing of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) agreement in Paris last month is a victory for many who have been laboring for decades. It is miraculous that the world, as represented by 154 nations, has committed to address what is threatening us all – the devastating effects of global warming. But as we know, the behaviors driving the warming of the planet cannot and will not be stopped or even slowed with the flick of a switch or the signing of an agreement.
Planned interventions will focus on environmental impact, communication and the creation of economic and social value. As a result, Savona will become a reference model for responsible growth in the cruise sector.
SAVONA, November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/– Today, the Municipality of Savona, the Port Authority of Savona and Costa Cruises signed a three-yearmemorandum of understanding for sustainable development in the cruise sector in Savona.
NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says Volkswagen’s emissions scandal further erodes an essential element of trust between the U.S. regulator and automakers, underscoring a new protocol where government agencies must be more proactive and question every bit of information the industry provides regarding safety, fuel economy and emissions.
The countdown to the COP21 UN negotiations on climate in December is on and all eyes will soon be on Paris as government leaders from around the world define a new global deal to address climate change.