Ocean Solutions to the Climate Crisis


The ocean is on the front lines of climate change. It's absorbed about 90% of the extra heat created by climate change and 30% of CO2 emissions. It plays a key role in making sure our climate is stable. And while it too faces threats from climate change, it also provides solutions to climate change. If we can restore vital ocean ecosystems that safely store CO2, if we can smartly use our ocean spaces for renewable energy development, and if we limit the amount of stress we put on the ocean through pollution and unsustainable ocean activities; then we can help a healthy ocean to limit climate change even more than it already has. We're going to need all pieces of the puzzle to limit climate change, and protecting our ocean is one of those pieces that will also help wildlife and communities.

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