Why an “Ocean and Climate” platform?

The ocean is a key element of the global climate system, but so far it has been relatively absent from discussions on climate change. For all of us participating in the Ocean and Climate Platform, it is essential to include the ocean among the issues and challenges discussed in the context of climate negotiations.

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COP23 in Bonn, Germany

This year, the COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, (6-17 November 2017). World leaders will meet to decide on the next steps to be taken to combat climate change. The Ocean and Climate Platform will attend to highlight the importance of the ocean in climate regulation. Discover our program: Thursday 9 November, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, at the…

Tell us what the ocean means to you #OceanforClimate

Due to our incredible success as humans, our planet and our kids are under pressure. Facing these challenges, we have no choice but to be optimistic and to believe that tomorrow will be better than today. I have no doubt that investing in the Ocean, its research and protection, will take us further up the road. – Romain Troublé, founder…

The Ocean revealed, a new scientific book about the Ocean

The ocean covers 70% of the surface of our planet, it plays a major role in regulating the Earth’s climate and is home to a multitude of species, many of which we have yet to discover. The ocean is crucial for the functioning of life on Earth. With global change, many issues have emerged, and the consequences of these in…