29 November 2020 – The COP25-Mandated Ocean & Climate Change Dialogue is taking place this week, Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd December, as part of the wider Climate Dialogues that began on 24 November 2020.
The ocean is the engine room of the climate system. More than 47 countries and organizations have submitted their respective visions to anchor the ocean into the work of the UN Framework Convention in Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Click here to access all submissions. Prepared in February 2020, the submission by the Secretariat of the Because the Ocean Initiative, Responsibly Addressing the Ocean in the Context of Climate Ambition, can also be found here.
There is a comprehensive Information Note summarizing all submissions on the UNFCCC website. Click here to download the Information Note.
Recommendations arising from the Ocean & Climate Change Dialogue will be forwarded to #COP26 to be held 1-12 November 2021 in Glasgow.
In the margins of the Dialogue, Scripps Institution of Oceanography will hold jointly with the University of the South Pacific (UPS) and the Ocean & Climate Platform a Special Event on the critical role of the ocean in climate mitigation and adaptation. Click here to register for the Special Event.