Diffusion in the oceans

The process through which the atmosphere and water continuously exchange molecules of carbon dioxide. The diffusion of carbon dioxide into the oceans accounts for almost half of the carbon extracted from the atmosphere. The colder oceans absorb more CO2 than warmer waters, since such gas is more soluble at high pressures and low temperatures.

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Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol

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