Ocean Climate

Last updated January 2022


OCEAN CLIMATE offers the opportunity to explore the complex relationship between ocean and climate and the many ways they affect one another. This section offers key issues, possible responses, and excellent resources on the challenging situations examined here.

We also invite you to join an interactive global conversation about ocean and climate, to participate in discussions and express your views about these key ocean issues by visiting the World Ocean Forum.



Polar Melt CO2 Emissions
Ocean Currents Extreme Weather
Ocean Acidification Disease
Fresh Water Coastal Resources
Biodiversity Small Island Nations
Economic Effects  



Mitigation Invention
Adaptation Participation