The Guardian view on warming oceans: a rising toll
Talking about public risks. Now with the latest Global Risks Report 2019 on the table it seems that we humans increase the speed of disruption. We are collectively acting too slow in correcting and managing our common public risks. We bring this editorial of The Guardian under your attention.
“What we can be certain about is that the extraordinary diversity of life in the oceans is under immense and growing threat. This week we learned that the last five years were the hottest on record. Global warming has heated the oceans by the equivalent of one atomic explosion per second for the last century and a half; in recent years the pace has accelerated to between three and six atomic bombs per second.”