Is the earth in hot water? Worries over a sudden rise in ocean temperatures have scientists searching for answers.
According to the University of Maine, last month the global ocean surface temperature hit a new record high. The rise has sparked questions and concerns. Questions about its cause and concerns over whether it may lead to a surge in atmospheric warming.
Joining the discussion:
- Changhua Wu is CEO of the Beijing Future Innovation Center.
- Michael K. Dorsey is Director of Arizona State University’s Sustainability Solutions Service, and a Chair Professor at ASU’s College of Global Futures.
- Yixing Xu served as Research Director at Breakthrough Energy Sciences.
- Sean Callebs is a CGTN Correspondent who has provided extensive coverage of the global climate crisis.
When we say #GlobalWarming, that includes our ocean, too, that’s getting hotter at an unprecedented speed. Why does that matter, and what does that mean to us and the future of our civilization? Click for an insightful read from @BBC👇https://t.co/hFXbXQlGSx
— The Ocean Foundation (@oceanfdn) May 12, 2023
There was a more than 90% chance of the El Niño weather phenomenon, a warming of ocean surfaces, persisting into the North Hemisphere winter, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday. https://t.co/AG3qMi7ngD
— Reuters Science News (@ReutersScience) May 11, 2023