Interactive dialogue 3: minimizing and addressing ocean acidification, deoxygenation and ocean warming – UN Ocean Conference 2022

Date: 29 June 2022

Summary: Minimizing and addressing ocean acidification, deoxygenation and ocean warming


  • H.E. Mr. John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, USA
  • H.E. Hon. Matthew Samuda, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Jamaica


  • Mr. Stephen Widdicombe, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Science at PlymouthMarine Laboratory (PML); Co-Chair of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Executive Council, Plymouth


  • Mr. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, Geneva
  • Mr. Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director-General, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna
  • Ms. Jessie Turner, Director of the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification, Olympia, Washington.
  • Mr. Hans Otto-Pörtner, Co-Chair of the IPCC Working Group II (WG II); Head of the section Integrated Ecophysiology, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany

Lead Discussants

  • Mr. Inti Keith, Senior Marine Biologist and specialist in invasive species, Charles Darwin Foundation, Galapagos, Ecuador
  • Ms. Loreley Picourt, Executive Director, Ocean Climate Platform

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