January 2020 Newsletter: Starting the New Year and Reflections on COP25

January 2020 Newsletter: Starting the New Year and Reflections on COP25

The OA Alliance is proud to kick-off the New Year by releasing a video that calls on governments to take action now. The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Madrid, Spain December 2-13, 2019. Read a report out of OA Alliance activities in our January 2020 Newsletter.

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Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC)—which includes the US States of California, Oregon, and Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada—is working to confront the ocean and climate crises. Collectively and individually, these governments are addressing the causes of ocean acidification and changing ocean conditions while increasing the resilience of coastal communities.

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OA Alliance Events at the “Blue COP25”

Preparing for the “Blue Ocean COP25” Webinar

The “Blue Ocean COP25,” remains a critical milestone for ensuring that findings of the IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphereare incorporated across the UNFCCC and that initiatives like the OA Alliance are continuing to support and advance government led actions to respond and address  impacts from a changing ocean.

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OA Alliance Provides Training with International Partners: How to Communicate OA to Policy Makers

OA Alliance Provides Training with International Partners: How to Communicate OA to Policy Makers

What do policy makers really want to know about ocean acidification and its potential impacts? How can scientists, non-government entities, other stakeholders and community members help to answer their questions?

The OA Alliance presented a half-day workshop focused on best practices in communicating OA science to decision and policy makers and other stakeholders, drawing upon lessons learned and experiences from our national and subnational government members.

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