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Upcoming Events

COP 28 - UN Climate Change Conference
Oceans Pavilion - more info and schedule to come as available
Dubai, UAE, Nov. 30-Dec. 12, 2023

Ocean Sciences Meeting
CM003- Marine based carbon dioxide removal (mCDR) - the science, engineering, ethics, social and governance needs
CM002 - Establishing the scientific basis for marine carbon dioxide removal (mCDR)
New Orleans, Feb. 18-23, 2024

Past Events

mCDR & OIF in the News

Carbon removal: why ambitious ‘no nonsense’ plans are vital to limit global heating to 2℃
(By C. Turney, L. Bach & P. Boyd in The Conversation, Sept. 21, 2023)

Iron Dust Could Reverse the Course of Climate Change
(By John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels in the New York Times, Sept. 14, 2023)

New research uncovers potential benefits, consequences of ocean iron fertilization
(By - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences)

Here’s How The Ocean is Being Harnessed as a Climate Solution
(By Time Magazine (Jennifer Fergesen) October 14, 2022)

The mad plan to save Earth by flooding it with phytoplankton
(By Daily Beast: Science (Thor Benson), August 15, 2022)

Why we need a code of conduct for ocean-based carbon dioxide removal
(By by K. Buesseler, M. Leinen, K. Ramakrishna, F. Chai, S. Smith, M. Wells, J.-E. Yoon in World Economic Forum, June 29, 2022)

Removing carbon dioxide: first, do no harm
(By K. Buesseler, M. Leinen, K. Ramakrishna in Nature Correspondence, June 28, 2022)

To stop climate change, regulate carbon as a toxic substance
(By The Washington Post - Eugene Robinson; June 20, 2022)

Using the Ocean’s Power to Fight Climate Change
(By WSJ March 11, 2022)

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Leap Forward
(By Columbia Climate School January 31, 2022)

Document Highlights

A Research Strategy for Ocean Carbon Dioxide Removal and Sequestration
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Authors: Doney, S.C., Buck, H., Buesseler, K., Iglesias-Rodriguez, M.D., Moran, K., Oschlies, A., Renforth, P., Roman, J., Sant, G.N., Siegel, D.A., Webb, R., White, A. (2021) A Research Strategy for Ocean-based Carbon Dioxide Removal and Sequestration (pdf). Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Iron Dust Could Reverse the Course of Climate Change

I'm proud to join more than 200 scientists in an open letter calling for the need to prioritize and accelerate ocean-based #carbonremoval research to try and repair our #climate. #ClimateAction @MLMLmarinesci

Hey fellow oceanographers, climate scientists, molecular biologists, friends, and followers! Does the idea of ocean iron fertilization for CO2 removal make you feel generally more

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