Ocean Acidification: From Knowledge to Action, Washington State's Strategic Response
Washington State Blue Ribbon Panel on Ocean Acidification 2012. Ocean Acidification: From Knowledge to Action, Washington State's Strategic Response. H. Adelsman and L. Whitely Binder (eds). Washington Department of Ecology, Olympia, Washington. Publication no. 12-01-015.
In December 2011, Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire convened a Blue Ribbon Panel of leading tribal, state, federal and local policy makers; scientific experts; public opinion leaders; and industry representatives to develop recommendations for addressing the impacts of ocean acidification in Washington's marine waters. Ocean Acidification: From Knowledge to Action, Washington State's Strategic Response summarizes current scientific understanding of ocean acidification pertinent to Washington State and recommends 42 actions, including 18 "key early actions", for increasing Washington's resilience to ocean acidification. The Panel's recommendations include actions that will:
1. Reduce emissions of carbon dioxide;
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