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Sea ice scientists call for urgent emissions reductions to keep our climate liveable

3 October 2023

Antarctic scientists concerned about dramatic sea ice retreat have today issued the following statement from today's emergency summit in Wellington. They have called for urgent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions to keep the climate within liveable conditions. A recording of the public information session can be found watched above, or here.

A couple of weeks later, The Conversation highlighted mounting concerns in this article, More than 200 scientists from 19 countries want to tell us the Southern Ocean is in trouble.

Press Statement