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 negociations.

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WORLD OCEANS DAY 2016 From the Paris Agreement to action

Celebrated every year, on June 8th, World Oceans Day was the opportunity for the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the Ocean & Climate Platform to point out oceans ’crucial part regarding sustainable development and climate related issues. Decision-makers, experts, private sector representatives, NGOs and nonprofit organizations -gathered at UNESCO headquarters (in Paris) for a round table titled “From the…

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Exhibition “L’Océan, régulateur du Climat” in Paris

In order to celebrate World Oceans Day, the Fonds Français pour l’Environnement Mondial organizes on June 8th at Domaine du Rayol (Var) a scientific conference and an exhibition on the ocean as a climate regulator. To celebrate World Oceans Day, the Fonds Français pour l’Environnement Mondial organizes a special event on the role of marine and coastal ecosystems in climate…