Skip to comments.Fisheries output to plunge unless global warming reeled in
Posted on 03/08/2018 11:23:00 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
OSLO - Global fisheries output will slump by 20 percent by 2300 and by 60 percent in the worst-hit North Atlantic region if governments fail to slow long-term global warming, a U.S. team of scientists said on Thursday.
Unchecked long-term warming would thaw sea ice around Antarctica and disrupt ocean currents, winds and the growth of tiny plankton, the report found. Worldwide, ever more nutrients would sink to the ocean depths, away from fish near the surface.
Marine ecosystems worldwide will be increasingly starved for nutrients, lead author J. Keith Moore of the University of California, Irvine, told Reuters of the findings published in the journal Science.
The shifts would cut the productivity of fisheries in 2300 by an average 20 percent and by 60 percent in the North Atlantic, where a normal upwelling of nutrients from deeper waters would be most reduced, according to computer simulations.
Moore said such long-term projections involve many uncertainties but add to existing concerns about more heat waves, downpours and droughts that mainstream scientists link to a build-up of man-made greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
We need to be thinking 1,000 years into the future, not 100 years, he wrote in an email. Global warming isnt a problem our children can solve - it will be too late.
Charlotte Laufkoetter, a scientist at the University of Bern who was not involved in the study, praised the findings as based on the best existing science, despite the difficulty of projecting so far into the future.
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Associate Professor J. Keith Moore is an oceanographer interested in the role of marine biota in global biogeochemical cycles and Earth's climate system.
Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.
Over Fishing , na ,forget that
>>Moore said such long-term projections involve many uncertainties <<
IOW guesses pulled out of their behinds.
If anybody alive today is still alive 300 years from now, then we will NOT be needing fish to sustain us. Get a life (pun intended)!
2300? Man they are really hedging their idiocy now!
Oh yea this is rich. Nothing to see now but just wait 10 generations or so.
Moonbats have no end.
Seriously, 10-day weather forecasts are as unreliable as 1979 Pintos but this clown can reliably predict the dire impact of global climate issues three hundred years from now because a computer told him so?
And they call US the deniers?
cold = bad
Ask NYeers right now how much they LOOOOOOVE globull warming
Global warming isnt a problem our children can solve - it will be too late.
Well, shut down all but fishing done by sailboat./s
They can’t tell us with any accuracy what’s going to happen in three days, but they know what’s going to happen in 1000 years?
I may have been born at night, but it certainly wasn’t LAST night!
It was hard, but we were up to it!! Trust us...our model is right.
I’ve stopped visiting liberal news sites that don’t have a comments section. I will, for example, look at a Washington Post article because the comments are so interesting.
ya....like the 100,000 penguins that died....only to find a ‘new colony’ of 1.5 MILLION penguins 100 miles away?
Tell that to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, which has spent the last +/-3 decades trying to destroy the economy of the Commonwealth of Virginia in their efforts to reduce nutrient levels in the Bay.
Fisheries are plummeting because of over fishing.
Puny man is now more powerful than the sun!
The Sun is 864,400 miles (1,391,000 kilometers) across.
This is about 109 times the diameter of Earth.
The Sun weighs about 333,000 times as much as Earth.
It is so large that about 1,300,000 planet Earths can fit inside of it.
Forecasting the weather 3-4 days out is notoriously difficult. Yet these “climatologists” claim they can do it 20-100-1000 years from now.
No problem. I don’t like fish.