Acidic Oceans and Short Term Climate Goals
Increased atmospheric carbon dioxide is dissolving into the the world's oceans [ark], making them more acidic at great expense to marine wildlife, and happening earlier than expected [ark]. Anyone following climate science, policy and advocacy closely knows ocean acidification [search] is just the most recent news in a litany of evident climate change impacts [search] arriving strong and early. Meanwhile the best G8 leading polluters can do is a paltry 0.6% decline in emissions [ark]. To speak of reducing emissions by 80% by 2050 without more short-term climate goals [ark] is stupid and dangerous. A habitable Earth [search] depends upon urgent climate policy now [search].