Sea shipping and climate change

The backbone of the globalized economy, maritime transport accounts for around 2% of the world’s carbon emissions.

June 14, 2018

Recorded on June 14, 2018.

The Five Thousand Pound Life is the League’s ongoing initiative to rethink our collective future through design in the face of climate change.

In this video, designers and researchers discuss the direct and indirect links between greenhouse gas emissions and maritime transport.

Speakers include Charmaine Chua, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Bryan Comer, Alice Larkin, and Jesse LeCavalier.

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