Claes, J. et al., McKinsey & Company
Humankind’s impact on coastal and offshore ecosystems is a double-edged sword. While we are responsible for significant destruction, we also have agency over potential outcomes. Through our efforts, we can avert damage to or even restore ocean ecosystems, removing carbon from the atmosphere and moving the world toward net-zero emissions, as envisaged by the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Here we consider three categories of blue-carbon solutions, classified by their scientific and economic maturity.
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