Source: World Economic Forum (video statements)
The ocean regulates the planet’s climate, influencing weather patterns that affect people all around the world. The ocean has absorbed excess greenhouse gases and heat, inhibiting the system’s ability to respond to and recover from climate change impacts, much less continue to act as a buffer against climate disasters. Leaders worldwide, including researchers, policy-makers, business actors, communities and youth, are calling for ocean-climate action. Why should markets listen?