We hope everyone is making the most of this stunning summer weather and enjoying some time on the waves! In this season’s newsletter, we discuss:
- the latest news from Yacht Carbon Offset
- the importance of engaging with carbon offsetting
- looking ahead
We hope you find the contend both interesting and useful, and please consider forwarding to anyone else who may appreciate giving it a read.
Latest News from Yacht Carbon Offset
Climate Change and the Superyacht Community: Key Highlights from the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
Not long ago, we delved into the key messages of the recent IPCC report and their importance for our superyacht community. The report warns about the rapid increase in global temperatures caused by burning fossil fuels, emphasising the urgent need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. To limit global warming to 1.5°C, the report stresses the significance of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and using measures like carbon offsetting and carbon sequestration to counteract remaining emissions. It’s crucial for us in the superyacht industry to take responsibility for our carbon impact and embrace sustainable practices. Find out more, including some possible solutions: IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
Charting a Course for Change: The Superyacht Community’s Response to Our Ocean’s Rising Temperature
Following our exploration of the IPCC report, we addressed the pressing issue of climate change and its impact on our oceans. Scientific data reveals that the Earth has accumulated significant heat over the past 15 years, resulting in rising land temperatures, heatwaves, and the degradation of coral reefs. The superyacht community, as active participants in the marine environment, has a responsibility to reduce its carbon footprint and protect our oceans. Time is of the essence, and urgent action is required to prevent the worst impacts of climate change. Read more for some positive developments and ways we can contribute: Charting a Course for Change
Engaging with Carbon Offsetting
With the climate crisis knocking on our portholes, it’s time for the superyacht community to chart a responsible, sustainable course. The recent IPCC report has raised the alarm on rising temperatures fuelled by fossil fuel emissions. To safeguard our precious oceans and combat climate change, it is imperative that we take action to offset our carbon emissions and adopt environmentally friendly practices.
By actively supporting renewable energy projects and engaging in carbon sequestration initiatives, we can significantly reduce our environmental impact. Time is of the essence, as we face a narrow window of opportunity to prevent the most severe consequences of climate change.
Together, let us lead the charge in championing carbon offsetting, promoting renewable energy sources, and embracing sustainable practices onboard our superyachts. Our collective commitment to sustainability instils hope for a future that is both vibrant and resilient. We invite each and every member of the superyacht community to join us in responding to this urgent call and express our heartfelt gratitude for your dedication to our oceans and the environment.
Find out more about our transparent, tailored carbon offset service by exploring our new brochures for superyacht owners, captains, managers, charters, and charter brokers today: Brochures
If you have any follow-up questions after reading our brochures please get in touch – we would love to hear from you and answer any questions.
We are delighted to say we are actively identifying new potential carbon reduction projects to offer our clients. All our projects are located in developing countries and certified by internationally recognised registries (Gold Standard; Verified Carbon Standard; Plan Vivo; UNFCCC), ensuring the highest standards of environmental integrity. These projects not only mitigate carbon emissions but also bring valuable benefits to the local communities where they are situated. Exciting prospects on the horizon include renewable power initiatives in India and Turkey, a biomass project in Chile, and a landfill gas project in Brazil. Stay tuned for further updates.
We look forward to the fast-approaching boat show season and hope to see you at Cannes Yachting Festival, Monaco Yacht Show, Southampton International Boat Show, and more!
Thank you for reading our Summer 2023 Newsletter. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.