Daily Archives: April 23, 2008

Potentially good news in the North Atlantic

This was an interesting article.

Whether or not the oceans are net sources or sinks of CO2 is very important, since right now, atmospheric CO2 increases at only about one half the rate of human-induced CO2 emissions, because quite a bit is taken up by the oceans. The study back in 2007 by Le Quere et al on the decline of the Southern Ocean as a sink still looks like it is holding.