Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ocean Acidification:

One of the grave consequences of Climate Change that gets too little attention from both the media and the Climate Change Deniers is Ocean Acidification.  Maybe the climate change deniers cannot come up with a good talking point about the increased acidity of our oceans, which isn’t so easily manipulated and open to confusion as a heavy snowfall in Washington, DC in the midst of Global Warming.  Nevertheless, a rise in the acidity of our oceans is measureable, it’s happening, and it should be factored in as what will happen if we don’t solve Climate Change:

Global Scientists Draw Attention To Threat Of Ocean Acidification More than 150 leading marine scientists from 26 countries are calling for immediate action by policy-makers to sharply reduce CO2 emissions so as to avoid widespread and severe damage to marine ecosystems from ocean acidification. (February 5, 2010) Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology

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