A Few of My Favorite Things: Year-end Round-up of Online Ocean & Climate Science Sources

In the spirit of the season and the end of the secular year, I am working on a round-up and review of some of my favorite online sources of ocean and climate news. Most are direct sources: science journals, university websites, and government agencies, with a few others thrown in for good measure (whatever that [...]

Have the Oceans Had Enough? Largest Carbon Sink May Be Slowing Down

More than half of the CO2 emitted by human activities each year are taken up by natural carbon sinks, on land and in the ocean. However, recent studies suggest that anthropogenic emissions may be outpacing the ocean’s ability to take up CO2.
Le Quéré et al. (2009) constructed a global CO2 budget for 1959 – 2008 [...]