From Bill Turrell – Aberdeen    Advance Article – Marine Science and the Climate Emergency

A paper that has been published on-line by the ICES Journal of Marine Science analyses how marine science can respond to the climate emergency:


Inspired by the growing cries from young climate crisis activists, and noting that net-zero emission legislation is growing in frequency across Europe and globally, this paper briefly discuses some ways in which marine science might respond. Marine science can provide governments support and advice for emission-reducing policies and actions, as well as tackling our own emissions. Supporting government actions will require new and innovative science. While implementing this science, as a community, we can lead by example in bringing about change in the way professionals do business and hence reducing business’s overall carbon footprint. After all, if environmental science cannot change, why should the rest of society?

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