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There’s a gaping (loop)hole in #climate reporting, calculations & countermeasures—#BlueCarbon!

Must finally put #Seabed #CarbonSink on agenda for #COP26...

Here too #China leads world in #carbon damage—by far.

Time for accountability on #RoadToGlasgow!…
#Ocean covers 71% of world’s surface..<10% mapped w/ modern sonar.

Salt marshes, mangroves, seagrass beds & ultra-deep abyssal #seabed absorb large quantities of #CO2 from atmosphere & balancing critical #climate systems.

Disrupting risks grave & potentially irreversible harms
.@Nature: “#marine sediments are the largest pool of organic #carbon on the planet.”

Est. vol. ~7 trillion metric tons—>3X cumulative anthropogenic #CO2 emissions since 1750.

Bottom trawl #fishing & #seabed mining—both #PRC-led—risk damaging disruption.…
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We're going to #livetweet this event! Watch along with us here and send us your follow up questions.
Here we go! @BillWeirCNN is hosting Thad Allen of @USCG , @LibbySchaaf the Mayor of Oakland, Emily Pidgeon of @ConservationOrg, our own Greg Ruiz, Phil Ryan of Swiss Re Americas, and Tuck Hines of @SmithsonianEnv !
Mayor @LibbySchaaf of Oakland, CA talking about climate change effects in San Francisco Bay Area, one of our major areas of invasions research.
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Early tomorrow 🌅Ill b tweeting @ the soon-to-b-released IPCC Ocean & Cryosphere report 🐟Also happy to answer questions etc from journos 2day/tmw via email or DM @ClimateComms @Revkin @kate_sheppard @drvox @yayitsrob @KHayhoe @Tessa_M_Hill @unccollege @ClimateCentral
@ClimateComms @Revkin @kate_sheppard @drvox @yayitsrob @KHayhoe @Tessa_M_Hill @unccollege @ClimateCentral PS, Im a Prof @unc & a marine ecologist who works on the impacts of ocean heating on marine ecosystems. Im not an author of this report, so will be commenting / explaining / providing context as an outside expert. I was an author of the recent US National Climate Assessment.
@ClimateComms @Revkin @kate_sheppard @drvox @yayitsrob @KHayhoe @Tessa_M_Hill @unccollege @ClimateCentral @UNC Morning friends☕️Waiting on the @IPCC_CH to release the SROCCC

Some background: The 104 authors (31 female, 73 male) include some big names in the field of ocean science eg Drs Lisa Levin, Hans-Otto Pörtner, William Cheung…
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