Copyright 2019 by High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (HLP) . All rights reserved.
Download Report
Report

September 23, 2019

The Ocean as a Solution to Climate Change: Five Opportunities for Action

Publisher: High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (HLP)

Author: Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Language: English

The ocean is a dominant feature of our plant, covering 70 percent of its surface and driving its climate and biosphere. The ocean sustains life on earth and yet is in peril from climate change. However, while much of recent attention is focused on the problems that the ocean faces, the ocean is also a source of potential solutions and innovation. This report explores how the ocean, its coastal regions and economic activities can provide opportunities in the fight against climate change.