World’s oceans sequestering less CO2 than expected
The world’s oceans appear to be sequestering far less carbon dioxide than one would hope, says a new study. CO2 soakage by the north Atlantic Ocean has lessened dramatically in the last decade. “The speed and size of the change show that we cannot take for granted the ocean sink for the carbon dioxide,” says one researcher. What we can take for granted: a continuing slew of depressing studies.