COP21: The Ocean has joined the climate negotiations

« After many years of hard work and negotiations, the climate agreement approved in Paris on Saturday December 12 is a historical moment for the planet: it lays the basis of a gradual transition toward a green and non-carbonated economy.The deal has definitely changed for the Ocean. This mention appeared in the preamble of the final text “Noting the importance of ensuring the integrity of all ecosystems, including oceans…” – it is a sign of a worldwide understanding regarding the importance of the links between ocean and climate. The integration of the ocean in the Paris Agreement proves the acknowledgment of its integrity as a stakeholder in the climate equilibrium. »

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