CLG: Seafood climate change winners and losers | Seafish

CLG: Seafood climate change winners and losers

Date: 26 September 2023

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Location: Online

Email Karen Green to register for this event
This meeting will look in detail at the winners and losers in a warming world, and what the science is telling us so far.

Climate change is already resulting in warmer temperatures and extreme weather patterns. Continued emissions levels by maintaining ‘business as usual’ will intensify climate change and may lead to further impacts. We know that addressing climate change will need action by government, industry and wider society.

The good news is that seafood already has a lower carbon footprint than many other sources of protein. This makes it a climate smart food which can help meet the needs of a growing world population. However, the seafood industry will need to make further changes to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

A new paper published by Cefas is helping the UK fishing industry to understand the future impacts of climate change on commercially important fish species across the UK.

This Common Language Group online bite-size meeting will look in more detail at the seafood winners and losers in a warming world, and what the science is telling us so far.

Event Programme

Introductions and general housekeeping
Introduction and update on how Seafish is working to support the seafood industry response. Stuart McLanaghan, Seafish.
  • Stuart McLanaghan, Seafish.
New research identifies ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ of future climate change on UK fish species.
  • Elena Couce, Cefas.
Climate-related impacts on stock shift distribution in the North East Atlantic.
  • Erin Priddle and Katie Longo, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing and climate change.
  • Cathy Haenlein, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
Event ends

How to register

To register for this event please email Karen Green, Industry Issues and Communications (link opens in a new window).

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Seafood Issues Groups

The CLG is one of a number of Seafish-facilitated discussion forums which focus on the integrity of the seafood supply chain. These groups provide a discussion platform for some of the most important issues facing the seafood industry, particularly in relation to the responsible sourcing of seafood. They are an opportunity for all those involved in the seafood supply chain to reach a consensus on common issues.

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