Saving Earth’s Oceans Could Offer One-Fifth of Needed Emissions Reductions

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Earth’s oceans are a powerful tool when it comes to mitigating climate change. a new report argues. (Credit: NASA)

A future where climate change is taken seriously everywhere — where batteries trump fuel tanks and forests stay intact — is easy to picture. But for too long, ideas of a sustainable planet have focused on what we can do on land, and not planned for what the ocean could help accomplish.

That’s the argument put forth by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, a g

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