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RE[5]: Cold summer
by smashIt on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 22:05 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Cold summer"
smashIt
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and human produced CO2 is even less significant.


well, thanks to humans the ammount of co2 in the air has increased by 20% over the last 50 years
and thats a hell of a lot of co2

and to quote wikipedia:
NOAA states in their May 2008 "State of the science fact sheet for ocean acidification" that:
"The oceans have absorbed about 50% of the carbon dioxide (CO2) released from the burning of fossil fuels, resulting in chemical reactions that lower ocean pH. This has caused an increase in hydrogen ion (acidity) of about 30% since the start of the industrial age through a process known as “ocean acidification.” A growing number of studies have demonstrated adverse impacts on marine organisms, including:

The rate at which reef-building corals produce their skeletons decreases, while production of numerous varieties of jellyfish increases.
The ability of marine algae and free-swimming zooplankton to maintain protective shells is reduced.
The survival of larval marine species, including commercial fish and shellfish, is reduced."

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