The UN has named the month of June as ‘World Ocean’s Month’ and so this video is titled Our Polar Oceans in Peril. The polar oceans are the Arctic and Southern/Antarctic oceans. This video was recorded on June 18th, 2021 and published on June 30th, 2021.
Dr. Peter Carter, Paul Beckwith and Regina Valdez will discuss why the polar oceans play such a critical role in the climate system of our planet. They focus mainly on the Arctic ocean and various feedback mechanisms leading to further warming, sea level rise, and harm to the ecosystem. Further highlights include:
Dr. Peter Carter - MD, Expert IPCC Reviewer and the director of the Climate Emergency Institute
Paul Beckwith - Climate Systems Scientist. Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Paleoclimatology Laboratory as well as at Carleton University
Regina Valdez - Program Director, Climate Reality Project, NYC. GreenFaith Fellow and LEED Green Associate
Charles Gregoire – Climate Reality Leader, Electrical Engineer, Webmaster and IT prime for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum
Heidi Brault - Climate Reality Leader, BA(Psychology), Library & Information Technician Diploma - Video production and website assistant - Organizer and convener, Metadata technician, COP26 Team Lead for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum.
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