The world's oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as man-made emissions warmed seas at an ever-increasing rate with potentially disastrous impacts on Earth's climate.
The world's oceans are set to become an increasingly vital resource for helping the planet cope with soaring population growth, but officials are only beginning to craft regulatory frameworks that would ensure "blue financing" goes where it's needed most.
Global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark UN report to be unveiled next week will warn.
The same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global scale unless the carbon pollution destabilizing Earth's marine environment is brought to heel, warns a draft UN report.
Spanish actor and environmental activist Javier Bardem said Monday ‘we are all villains’ for playing ‘deaf and blind’ and not caring about the world’s oceans, which are under more pressure than at any time in history.
Cities, the transport sector and ocean advocates today announced a number of new initiatives to push for further, faster climate action, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany.