Oceans: Gatekeeper of Climate Stability, but Threatened by Humankind

An ocean-climate equilibrium that had been stable for 8,000 years is being challenged by human activities. Maintaining that equilibrium calls for urgent reduction in carbon emissions. That’s the opinion of Catherine Jeandel, a geochemical oceanologist at the Laboratory of Space Geophysical and Oceanographic Studies (LEGOS) and director of research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

Interview 5 MIN