Chemistry Matters, A Briefing on Ocean Acidity
October 4, 2016
On behalf of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL), IGES President, Nancy Colleton, provided opening remarks at “Chemistry Matters” a Congressional briefing on ocean acidity held on Capitol Hill on September 22nd.
Sponsored by Representatives Sam Farr (CA-20) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1), the COL briefing focused on ocean acidity impacts on oyster larvae and blue crabs, and highlighted steps NOAA is taking to advance knowledge in this area.
Colleton’s remarks noted the impact of ocean acidity on the nation’s economic stability including the country’s:
A summary of the briefing is provide here: