Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
Ocean Conservancy’s Janis Searles Jones and George Leonard discuss how the world’s oceans are getting hotter, becoming more acidic, losing oxygen and getting bigger. The duo explain how the ocean is threatened by climate change and why ocean-centered solutions are key to effective climate action.
Jones is an expert in environmental law and CEO of Ocean Conservancy, the United States’ most established conservation organization focused solely on finding solutions to ocean-related issues. Leonard is chief scientist at Ocean Conservancy, providing strategic leadership on science and policy.
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