The future of ocean life is bleak if we don’t cut carbon emissions

Sept. 25, 2019

Prof. Michael Oppenheimer speaks with PBS NewsHour about the findings of a recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Oceans, Cryosphere, and Climate Change. Watch the video here. Read more about Prof. Oppenheimer's IPCC work here.

"The world's oceans and seas have already absorbed an enormous amount of excess heat in our climate system, according to a new UN report. And the risks of dire consequences for marine and coastal life will get significantly worse if carbon emissions don't change. William Brangham learns more from study co-author Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University."