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Navigating Zero - Global Trade’s Powerful Wave of Change is a podcast from ZeroNorth that explores the significant challenges facing the maritime industry on its journey towards a sustainable future. There’s no denying we are facing a climate crisis, and all industries must do their part to reach zero emissions. Maritime trade is critical to today’s society but is also responsible for roughly 3% of all greenhouse gas emissions. A future where global trade reaches zero carbon emissions is pos ...
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Shipbuilding is subject to the geo-political contexts, trends, and regulations that influence the wider maritime industry. The conflict in Ukraine, competition from Asia, digitalisation, and the maritime talent gap are all affecting how shipbuilders operate. Despite these challenges, ship manufacturers have a practical opportunity to lead the way i…
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It's hard to underestimate the importance of ports in our world. They are crucial hubs for global trade, with an estimated 90% of all goods transported by sea. Serving as vital links between land and sea, ports offer unique opportunities for spearheading digital and environmental innovations. This pivotal role underscores their potential to lead in…
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A view that takes the needs of future generations into account is critical if we are to change our world for the better. But how can we push boundaries, and make different decisions today that benefit the lives of our children and grandchildren tomorrow? In this episode, Sophie Howe, former Future Generations Commissioner for the Welsh Government, …
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Technology plays a critical role in the green transition. In the past, the complexity of the shipping industry – including the diversity of the global fleet, infrastructure constraints, and the economic impact of ‘going green’ – has prevented mass adoption of technological innovation. However, a recent wave of accelerated technological advancements…
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In an era where our planet’s resources are increasingly stretched thin, finding sustainable methods for the global transportation of goods becomes imperative. This challenge calls for innovative solutions to redefine the global supply chain to be both resilient and in harmony with environmental sustainability, ensuring that future generations inher…
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What does it mean to lead boldly? It can involve making unpopular decisions to chart a new way forward. In our industry, it can translate to putting planet hand in hand with profit or finding innovative ways to put sustainability at the heart of strategy. It can also mean being able to see where today’s trends might lead us tomorrow. In this episod…
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Maritime Shipping continues to struggle with its data-driven digital transformation, perhaps due to the fact the global trade industry has many different regional capabilities, needs, mindsets, and conflicting incentives. These complexities may be why the shipping industry has been slow to adopt technology and reap the benefits of machine learning …
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Biofuels have the potential to move the dial on maritime trade’s goal of zero carbon emissions. However, the complex nature of overhauling fuel supply chains and a lack of infrastructure present a barrier for the shipping industry. Stakeholder collaboration must be expanded and made more transparent if we are going to continue to implement sustaina…
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Logistics enterprises that move cargo across the seas are well-placed to influence the direction of sustainability in maritime trade. They are the first to take on the risk of testing new technologies and implementing new sustainable practices so that change can happen. This commitment to making an impact inspires the rest of the global trade syste…
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ZeroNorth’s Lora Jakobsen and Richard Meade of Lloyd’s List take you through some of the foundational concepts of maritime trade. Navigating Zero’s goal is to unravel the complexities of maritime trade and the shipping industry, exploring the actions logistics companies can take to reach zero emissions. To do this, we need to start at the beginning…
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The maritime trade industry accounts for roughly 3% of all global greenhouse gas emissions. The world is in a climate crisis, and our industry needs to look towards decarbonisation and the transition to zero emissions. But how do we actually get there? To find out, host Lora Jakobsen of ZeroNorth sits down with thought leaders, and sustainability, …
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This is part 1 of a two part show.Peter Kalmus is a NASA scientist ans climate activist who has achieved amazing things in the climate space in a short space of time.Not only is he an American climate scientist, astrophysicist, writer, and climate activist he has co authored the award winning book, "Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate R…
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Prof. Ron Milo earned a BSc in Physics and Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a PhD in Biological Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Ron and his lab members bring the tools of systems biology to bear on the challenges of sustainability. His research aims to understand the cellular highways of energy and carbon transfor…
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Assaad Razzouk talks about renewable energy opportunities in Asia. The opportunities and challenges are very different from country to country in this region.Assaad heads two companies which are based in Singapore, Reneum and Sindicatum Renewable Energy.Sindicatum is a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in key markets that are p…
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Dr Alina Dini has worked with amazing startups around the world including Tesla and is described as a thoughtful communicator, a strategic consultant, and a skilled collaborator. As well as being captivated by renewable energy innovation and how it can build long term financial and climate resilience she is renowned for leading visionary discussion…
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According to the Climate Council project tracker, in 2019 renewable energy investment in Australia was over $19b with Victorian projects contributing to more than a quarter of that sum. The Minister for the Envitronment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio tells us what the future holds for VIctorians coming out of the lengthy covid 19 lockdown...…
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This week we turn to the topic of demand response by industry and hear Simon Holmes à Court’s presentation on demand response opportunities in the aluminium sector. Simon is senior advisor to the Climate and Energy College at Melbourne University and sits on the board of the Smart Energy Council. All recordings from the summit are now available at …
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BZE speaks to Dr Anika Molesworth founding director of Farmers for Climate Action, a movement that puts farmers on the frontlines of climate change. Anika was the 2017 Young Australian of the Year NSW Finalist, has a PhD in agricultural science, speaks on agro-ecological systems resilience, and has worked for many years in international farming dev…
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Beyond Zero speaks to Conor Colwell and Scott Salandy-Defour, co-founders of Liqidstar, and Hugo Van Dijk from BEAD. Liquidstar is helping 1.1 billion people worldwide do not have access to electricity, and BEAD is an AI-based software system that measures buildings’ real-time occupancy data to optimise operations. They are participants in Melbourn…
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