Exploring the ocean and climate in the classroom

The same impact as closing all cement and chemical works

The best estimates are that coastal waters and continental shelves could provide 6 per cent of the carbon drawdown needed to help slow the rise in global temperatures to approximately 1.5 degrees – the same impact as closing all the world’s cement and chemical industries. Gathering accurate data to quantify how healthy seascapes thriving with life can absorb carbon has never been more crucial.