Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Antarctic climate riddle could be solved by Kiwis

Want to hear something encouraging about climate change?

How about the reassuring fact that of total carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere, about half gets re-absorbed by plants and seawater.

And it also seems positive that we New Zealanders have, "The Prince of all natural Carbon Sinks", right in our backyard.

This is the mysterious natural climate engine, located deep down in the Southern Ocean, which is called the "Antarctic Convergence".

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