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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Participate in the World Oceans Day at UNESCO!

For the third consecutive year , the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Ocean & Climate Platform have planned a day of conferences for the World Oceans Day At UNESCO, in Paris, on June 8th. This day will begin with events and an Open Campus for the young public on the topic of plastic at sea and climate. In addition,…

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The IPCC emphasizes the ocean as a major issue and dedicates a Special Reports to the latter 

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), gathered in Nairobi from April 11 to 13 during its 43rd plenary session, set its work program for the 6th assessment cycle. The Ocean is a major priority, with a Special Report, dedicated to interactions between climate, ocean and the cryosphere. This Special Report on the Ocean, one of the major lines of the Ocean & Climate Platform’s advocacy, was officially requested by Monaco…