To promote the importance of oceans and increase awareness of the impact of climate change on the oceans, a number of side events were organized during the COP21 meeting.
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High-level climate talks have begun in Paris, aimed at signing a long-term deal to reduce global carbon emissions.
As the Paris climate meeting rapidly approaches, the preparatory discussions have been remarkably silent on the crucial links between global warming and the health of the world’s oceans.
The shipping industry expects to be stung by a carbon levy as momentum building from climate talks in Paris starting this month makes a cut to its greenhouse gas emissions likely.
Five decades after the first climate change warning to an American president, the signs are apparent. Global temperatures have increased, extreme weather events are more common, and species are fleeing their habitats.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is refusing to fully comply with the subpoena from House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Chair Lamar Smith (R-TX).
‘Rising Tides’ Summit In Hampton Is The First To Focus Exclusively On The Dangers Of Coastal Flooding And Sea Level Rise
Nearly 40 elected officials from 18 coastal states are in Hampton this weekend to share their experiences and search for common ground at a national summit on the growing coastal flood threat.
In the lead up to the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) this November, Ocean Leadership has collaborated with the European Marine Board on a statement to highlight the critical role of ocean science as part of the societal response to climate change.
The 2015 AAAS Arctic Science Conference focused on the health and sustainability of estuaries, as well as other climate-driven changes to the region’s environment.
An economist who specializes in climate and energy policy will be the next head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).