DammedOctober 3, 2016
From the GardenOctober 3, 2016
Abyss was grown from From the Garden
W hile the deepest reaches of our oceans seem untouched by temperature rise, our upper oceans are trying to keep up with increasing CO2 levels by absorbing more heat.
The slow-down in the rise of surface temperatures appears to be a minor and temporary fluctuation. How much longer can the water near the surface continue to absorb the extra heat our activities are producing? What will happen when the oceans no longer absorb heat, but start to release it?