Global inequities between polluters and the polluted: climate change impacts on coral reefs

  title={Global inequities between polluters and the polluted: climate change impacts on coral reefs},
  author={Nicholas H. Wolff and Simon D. Donner and Long Cao and Roberto Iglesias-Prieto and Peter F. Sale and Peter J. Mumby},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
For many ecosystem services, it remains uncertain whether the impacts of climate change will be mostly negative or positive and how these changes will be geographically distributed. These unknowns hamper the identification of regional winners and losers, which can influence debate over climate policy. Here, we use coral reefs to explore the spatial variability of climate stress by modelling the ecological impacts of rising sea temperatures and ocean acidification, two important coral stressors… 

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