Wind holds key to climate change turnaround

New research could help bring about the kind of far-reaching changes deemed necessary in the UN’s dire new climate change report. Scientists found that when westerly winds in the Antarctic Ocean strengthen during the austral summer (Oct.-Feb.), surface waters in the region acidify faster than can be accounted for by increases in carbon dioxide from the atmosphere alone. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181009175643.htm