Confronting Climate Change

Taking the ocean into account is critical for successfully addressing climate change, and addressing climate change is critical for the future of the ocean.

Ocean-Climate Actions to Support the Biden-Harris Plan to Build Back Better

Improving the Climate Resilience of Our Ocean and Communities in the First 100 Days

Climate action, racial equity, and economic recovery are major and interrelated priorities of the Biden-Harris plan to “build back better.” As our communities face accelerating climate impacts—as well as social injustice and a global health crisis—ambitious actions to promote recovery and resilience are needed now more than ever. This brief identifies ocean-based solutions the Biden-Harris Administration can take in its first 100 days to build physical, economic, social and ecological resilience to climate change.

Read Ocean-Climate Actions to Support the Biden-Harris Plan to Build Back Better here. 

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In particular, the need to address coastal flooding, ocean acidification, poor water quality, fisheries impaired by climate change, loss of natural ecosystems, racial equity and environmental justice are discussed here in detail.

Read Ocean-Climate Actions to Support the Biden-Harris Plan to Build Back Better here. 

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