It’s making some fish make rash decisions, story here, original report in Nature Climate Change here. While this report may seem humorous to some readers, what’s going on with acidification of the oceans is deadly serious. It’s a result of increased carbon dioxide in sea water as a result of greenhouse gas emissions. We’re preparing a virtual symposium issue of The Biological Bulletin on the follow-on effects of acidification–they are incredibly complex and of potentially huge significance for the biosphere. Stay tuned…
From Politico–Obama visits MIT.
Money quote from the President:
Goodness, this is remarkable stuff