We hope you will join us for two events hosted by the OA Alliance, as we work to ensure that climate and ocean commitments, policies and communications accurately reflect their interdependence.
U.S. States Leading on Climate-Ocean Action
SEPTEMBER 23 9:00am PST/ 12:00pm EST
Hear from leaders who are helping to promote and drive implementation of actions that address the causes of ocean acidification and increase biodiversity, adaptive capacity and resiliency of coastal communities.
Governor Jay Inslee (WA)
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
U.S. Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR)
Maryland Department of Environment, Secretary Ben Grumbles
California Natural Resources Agency, Secretary Wade Crowfoot*
Climate-Ocean Impacts to Food Security and Ocean Economies: Assessing Risk and Leveraging International Climate Frameworks
7:00am PST/ 10:00am EST/ 4:00pm CES
2.6 Billion people around the world rely on the ocean for their primary source of protein. By 2030, the ocean economy is expected to reach US $3 trillion and employ 40 million people.
Hear from governments, impacted industries, communities, and international bodies working to scale the science and suite of actions that will support food security and build a sustainable blue economy for the next several decades.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile
International Atomic Energy Agency- Ocean Acidification International Coordinating Center
Ocean and Risk and Resilience Action Alliance