Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/05/28

Our View: Without Paris accord, Maine fisheries will suffer

paper“How much difference can one decision make? According to a new report with huge implications for Maine, a whole lot.
The report, published in the journal PLOS ONE, looks at nearly 700 marine species on the North American continental shelf, and tries to predict how climate change will affect their movement through the next century based on two scenarios — one with low greenhouse gas emissions and one with higher emissions.
The lower emissions are tied to the Paris climate accord, the landmark 2015 pact signed by 195 nations. Under the accord, the United States — the world’s second-highest polluter — committed to lowering its emissions significantly below 2005 levels, and spending up to $3 billion in aid to poorer countries by 2020.”

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Fonte: Central Maine, 27 de maio de 2018


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