Sea surface temperature
New research shows fish populations have declined by as much as 35 percent in some areas due to ocean warming.
The “marine heat wave” is triggering a “continental-scale collapse of a pivotal predator,” says new study.
But the causal connection to climate change remains hazy.
Climate change is as much about politics as it is about science and to act on it would require political mobilization preceded by a greater public demand to acknowledge and act on this clear and present danger.