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Shipping in Changing Climate (SCC)

Shipping in Changing Climate (SCC)

This project connects the latest climate change impact and adaptation analysis with knowledge and models of the shipping industry.

Project leader

Dr Alan J Murphy (PI)

Dr Kayvan Pazouki

Dates

November 2013 to May 2017

Project staff

Dr David Trodden

Dr Uchenna Kennedy Kesieme

Sponsors

EPSRC

Partners

UCL

Manchester University

Strathclyde University

Southampton University

37 Industry and Government partners

Description

Project objectives

  • Connect the latest climate change impact and adaptation analysis with knowledge and models of the shipping industry.
  • Develop greater understanding of the role of shipping in underpinning future food and fuel security in a carbon and climate constrained.
  • Consolidate research taking place across a number of research projects, both in UK and elsewhere.
  • Modelling and analysis of the shipping systems.
  • Integrate knowledge about public and private law to identify policy options.
  • Provide the tools to assess how governments and stakeholders can most effectively influence the pathway of a global industry.