4.5.2 Shipping Emissions Reporting and Efficiency Rankings

LPDD Recommendation: "Congress should require all ships to track and then report all greenhouse gases emitted from the last port of call to the U.S. port of call, require that information to be made public, and support the development of efficiency rankings."

Proposed Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act (2020)

Seeks to leverage the ocean’s potential in the fight against climate change by promoting offshore renewable energy, protecting blue carbon, supporting climate-ready fisheries, expanding marine protected areas, improving ocean health, and more.