Save our oceans — Climate change

THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND OUR OCEANS

Climate change

THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND OUR OCEANS

We’re facing the biggest environmental challenge our generation has ever seen. No matter what we’re passionate about, something we care about will be affected by climate change. Over the past 150 years, we’ve changed the balance of our planet by living beyond our means. We’ve burnt huge amounts of fossil fuels (such as coal, oil, gas), bred huge amounts of methane- producing livestock and cut down vast swathes of forests, which would naturally absorb carbon dioxide from the air. CLIMATE CHANGE AND OCEANS Oceans are vital ‘carbon sinks’, meaning that they absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide, preventing it from...

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