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Oceans need big reduction in greenhouse gases

Oceans need big reduction in greenhouse gases
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Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Otherwise, there will be far-reaching and irreversible impacts on...

Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Otherwise, there will be far-reaching and irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems, says a study. And such impact will be more pressing in developing countries.

The research team from the Ocean 2015 initiative assesses the latest findings on the risks that climate change poses for our oceans and demonstrates how fundamentally marine ecosystems are likely to change if human beings continue to produce just as much greenhouse gases as before. "To date, the oceans have essentially been the planet's refrigerator and carbon dioxide storage locker.

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