Climate Agreements & Policy

Large countries, including the U.S., do not include oceans in their plans.

A new study led by CMBC Researchers evaluates the extent to which parties to the historic Paris Agreement on climate have considered the oceans in their plans to address climate change.The study shows that while many countries include the oceans, a striking number do not.
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Blog by Dr. David Victor includes a link to the paper in Nature Climate Change
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Publications:
Gallo, ND, Levin LA.  2016.  Fish ecology and evolution in the world’s oxygen minimum zones and implications of ocean deoxygenation. Advances in Marine Biology, Vol 74. 74( Curry BE, Ed.).:117-198., San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press Inc   10.1016/bs.amb.2016.04.001   Abstract

Levin, LA, Le Bris N.  2015.  The deep ocean under climate change. Science. 350:766-768.   10.1126/science.aad0126   Abstract