Stories tagged "shipping"

May 12, 2019

Houston Ship Channel Closed After Oil Spill From Tanker Collision

SHIP CHANNEL COLLISION: look at the impact of a crash involving a barge, carrying a toxic gas product, and a tanker. #abc13 — Jessica Willey (@ImJessicaWilley) May 11, 2019 After two barges struck an oil tanker,...

May 7, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Arctic Council Climate Denial

At a meeting of Foreign Ministers from all the Arctic Nations held Monday and Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to sign a previously negotiated declaration of support by the nations for their joint strategy and cooperation plan in this key region because...

February 16, 2019

Putting the “Blue” into the Green New Deal

By Mark Spalding and Angel Braestrup As we have written before (Roundtable Discussion, Looking at the Small Details, The New Blue Economy, Sustainable Blue Economy Conference), the (new) Blue Economy is the subset of the ocean economy’s activities that are positive...