Mitigating Local Causes of Ocean Acidification with Existing Laws

@article{Kelly2011MitigatingLC,
  title={Mitigating Local Causes of Ocean Acidification with Existing Laws},
  author={R. P. Kelly and M. Foley and W. S. Fisher and R. Feely and B. Halpern and G. Waldbusser and M. Caldwell},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={332},
  pages={1036 - 1037}
}
  • R. P. Kelly, M. Foley, +4 authors M. Caldwell
  • Published 2011
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Even as global and national efforts struggle to mitigate CO2 emissions, local and state governments have policy tools to address “hot spots” of ocean acidification. As the level of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) continues to rise, so too does the amount of CO2 in the ocean (1, 2), which increases the ocean's acidity. This affects marine ecosystems on a global scale in ways we are only beginning to understand: for example, impairing the ability of organisms to form shells or skeletons… CONTINUE READING
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