01 Aug '12, 5pm

The Great Disposal Service: Can It Last?: The good news: The earth's ability to soak up carbon has kept up with

The Great Disposal Service: Can It Last?: The good news: The earth's ability to soak up carbon has kept up with

Visions of America/U.I.G., via Getty Images A view of the Drake Passage, which a new study describes as one of the world’s most efficient spots for pumping carbon dioxide deep into the ocean. The earth is performing an enormous disposal service for the human race. About half of the carbon we are dumping into the atmosphere does not stay there and is instead taken up by the oceans and land. Were this not the case, scientists say, the earth would probably be warming far more rapidly. One of the biggest questions in climate science is: How long will that disposal service last? Remarkably, the earth’s ability to keep socking away carbon has for decades kept up with human activity, with the proportion that disappears from the atmosphere remaining close to 50 percent even as our emissions soared. Computer analyses of the climate have long predicted that the uptake would become l...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/the-great-dispo...

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We Can Reforest the Earth

We Can Reforest the Earth

treehugger.com 31 Jul '12, 3pm

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afreshcup.com 03 Aug '12, 9am

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greenhomeguide.com 02 Aug '12, 8pm

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Facebook shares its carbon footprint

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greenbiz.com 01 Aug '12, 5pm

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buses.co.uk 12 Aug '12, 5am

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spectrum.ieee.org 31 Jul '12, 3pm

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