This week our guest is a professor, marine biologist, and fellow FL Tech alum, Katrina Dutton. Surface waters are now 30 percent more acidic than they were at the start of the industrial era. Projections show that by the end of this century, ocean surface waters could be more than twice as acidic as they were at the end of last century if we do not reduce our carbon emissions. How are we doing this? What are the effects? Are there any solutions? Will we implement them? Listen now to get into it with us!
Links used for references are below:
The Oceans Feel Impacts from Acid Rain
Acid Rain Has Disproportionate Impact on Near-Shore Ocean Waters | NSF
Effects of Ocean and Coastal Acidification on Marine Life | US EPA
Acidifying Oceans Could Get Help from Kelp - Eos
climate change performance index
CO2 and Ocean Acidification: Causes, Impacts, Solutions
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