Modelling the impact of CO2 on the oceans and climate is a complex task. Now, new research suggests that stronger westerly winds around Antarctica will mean that the Southern Ocean absorbs less CO2 in future. This new information will help scientists model climate change, and it may well indicate that fiercer ‘westerlies’ will accelerate global warming in the future. BAS has more on this story.
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