Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85%1, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis into country-by-country climate impacts on key ocean sectors, published today as world leaders gather at the U.N. climate change conference (COP25) in Madrid.
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New research launched at COP25 finds that a big portion of the private sector is already delivering on the Paris climate agreement. For the first time, the Science Based Targets initiative has calculated what companies' climate targets, in line with what science says is necessary to achieve the Paris Agreement goals, add up to.