WBUR | MBL’s Anne Giblin Comments on U.N. Climate Report on Oceans

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report Wednesday detailing how climate change is affecting oceans and the frozen world. It’s the final of three special reports, and, like the previous two, it has implications for New England.MBL's Anne Giblin Comments on U.N. Climate Report on Oceans | WBUR

If you’re picturing a polar bear standing on a small ice floe and wondering what this has to do with you, just know that what happens in one corner of the world — even somewhere as remote and inhospitable as the Arctic Ocean — can have a profound effect on ecosystems and humans thousands of miles away.

With that in mind, here are five takeaways for New England in the report: Read more and listen to radio spot…

By Miriam Wasser. This segment aired on September 25, 2019.

Photo: A wave crashes high above a house on Oceanside Avenue in Scituate during a 2018 nor’easter. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Source: Here’s What The New U.N. Report On Oceans And Ice Means For New England | WBUR

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