We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. Today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’shighlights the enormous impacts and consequences climate change is having on our oceans. This must act as a wake-up call for everyone who depends on, or cares about our oceans and the vast array of life within them.
Below we’ve pulled together some of the key messages the IPCC report delivers on oceans.
Climate Change is already affecting our oceans
Climate change alters the physical, chemical, and biological features of the ocean. And as we pump CO2 into the atmosphere, its uptake in our oceans is also making them more acidic. This in turn impacts some of the species in our ocean, including plankton – ... Read more >