How Fast Will Rising Temperatures Shrink CO2 Storage?

Scientific American: As human activity has increased the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, carbon cycling has helped to buffer against some of the greenhouse gas's warming effects. But over time, if carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, the planet will become progressively less able to sequester CO2 in the soil or deep within the ocean. Scott Doney, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, compares the scenario to an open faucet flowing into a basin (of air),......

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