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September 30, 2016

Climate Change and the Oceans: Challenges Ahead

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participated in a conversation at the “Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Summit” in Gaston Hall on September 16. The event was parallel to the State Department's “Our Ocean” conference.

Secretary Kerry addressed the global community’s responsibility to preserve and nurture a healthy ocean, inaugurating Georgetown’s semester-long conversation on the environment (event description and video available). A key excerpt from his welcome remarks at the State Department's “Our Ocean” conference is posted below.

Georgetown faculty, students, and scholars around the world offer their responses to Secretary Kerry’s remarks. All are welcome to join the conversation using the commenting feature.