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Sunday News: NZ view on global warming

Peter Griffin posted in on August 30th, 2010.

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Auckland, has found that there was a sudden release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere at the end of the last ice age, which means that the same might occur as global warming continues. The research suggested that the event may have been confined […]

Will the Southern Ocean’s carbon sink hold its breath?

Peter Griffin posted in on May 28th, 2010.

Ice core records show there was a sharp rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere — a  nearly 50% increase — at the end of the last ice age. Scientists have long puzzled over the origin of all the extra CO2 that appeared as the great ice sheets melted. Now, new evidence published in Science (with accompanying Perspective) […]

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