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UN Report on Oceans Warns That Climate Change Is Accelerating

Sept. 25, 2019, 9:00 AM

Days after millions of climate protesters called for international action and global leaders convened at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, the world’s top climate-science body now warns that intergovernmental collaboration on a global scale is required to cope with an onslaught of change that has already begun.

That’s the conclusion from a 42-page summary of a new report on human-induced changes in the world’s oceans and icy regions, which was published on Wednesday by the UN-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Drawing from disciplines as diverse as ice-sheet dynamics to fisheries management, the report is snapshot of a world at 1 degree Celsius of ...