Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, U of California. Credit: Public domain.
Sunday, 1 September 2013
New Studies Show The Oceans Are Acidifying at the Fastest Rate in 300 Million Years. Should We Be Concerned?
The results, published this week in Nature Climate Change, aren’t exactly encouraging: “Our analysis demonstrates that the groups studied - corals, molluscs, echinoderms, crustaceans and ﬁshes- are all impacted negatively, albeit differently, even by moderate acidification.” Details here.