Ocean Climate

Last updated December 2020


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.



CO2 Emissions

Polar Melt

Extreme Weather

Ocean Currents

Ocean Acidification

Fresh Water



Coastal Resources

Economic Effects

Small Island Nations



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