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🌎A View From The Hook
Brooklyn & beyond. Maritime, waterfront, ports, community, development, pollution, environment, resilience, climate, transportation and more!
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James M. Turner QC 10h
Not a good look for shipping. Will this result in any design rethinks for these very large box-ships? It is not as if the weather is getting less, well, weather-y these days.
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Jim Ace 12h
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🌎A View From The Hook 21h
There are neighborhood organizations and individuals campaigning for these huge waterfront warehouses to move their freight by water, instead of truck. e.g.
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Replying to @ViewFromTheHook
ICYMI - a thread:
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An important issue for neighborhoods like too, where numerous trucking/distribution centers are setting up shop. The pollution crisis these facilities will soon bring must be combatted by using zero-emissions waterborne goods transportation, electric delivery trucks, etc
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James (Jim) Walker Dec 3
Video of press conference by Global Cruise Activist Network - rethink before rebooking a during a dangerous, deadly - speakers from Venice Italy, U.K., Norway, Canada, Cayman Islands, Australia, Bahamas & U.S. port communities U.S.
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James (Jim) Walker Dec 3
For those who follow lines & / issues, public health & safety, , unbridled cruise expansion & negative effects on port communities, - follow (Global Cruise Activist Network)
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Stand.earth Dec 2
Replying to @zcolman @paola_tamma
The is calling for before restarting and a radical transformation of business model and corporate cultures.
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Linda Clark Cayman Dec 2
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Stand.earth Dec 2
Activists from around world are urging the public to before we restart . "We want a socially, economically and environmentally responsible sector."
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Linda Clark Cayman Dec 2
encourages cruise fans to reconsider booking a cruise due to the risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19.
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encourages cruise fans to reconsidering booking a cruise or rebooking a cruise due to the economic risks involved. Rethink Before Rebook via
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"Global Cruise Activist Network" is asking cruise fans to reconsider booking a cruise due to the risk of spreading COVID-19. "Rethink Before Reinfect" via
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🌎A View From The Hook Dec 2
"Global Cruise Activist Network" launches "Rethink Cruise Tourism" campaign to "compel cruise customers, investors & governments to imagine a socially, economically & environmentally responsible cruise industry, before restarting the cruise ship sector"
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Global Cruise Activist Network Launches “Rethink Cruise Tourism”
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Nick Wright Nov 30
Autonomous shipping isn't enough, the ships need to be electric as well & be able to auto fast charge offshore from windfarms in the oceans. This is a goldmiine for the country who commercialise this first.
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JB N'bourhood Assoc. Nov 27
"Cruise ships were responsible for 90% of scrubber discharge water off the coast of BC endangering endangered Northern and Southern Resident killer whales" (see P4 of report)
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Transport & Environment Nov 27
🚢 LNG is a poisoned chalice for shipping: it increases GHG even compared to dirty HFO. ❌ EU must stop scapegoating shipping as land sectors slowly turning their back on fossil LNG
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