CO2 removal with the help of the ocean: New brochure provides background knowledge for urgent climate policy decisions
Joint press release:
Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde (IOW)
GEOMAR – Helmholtz Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
In recent decades, the world’s ocean has absorbed around 25 percent of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, thus significantly slowing down climate change. This natural climate service of the ocean could be boosted systematically by enhancing the CO2 uptake of the sea through human action. Relevant methods and the respective research are outlined in the brochure now published by the research mission CDRmare “Marine Carbon Sinks in Decarbonisation Pathways” of the German Alliance for Marine Research (DAM). The brochure is now available online and free of charge at: https://cdrmare.de/factsheets.
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