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The Ocean and Carbon Sequestration with Elizabeth Phillips

The Ocean and Carbon Sequestration with Elizabeth Phillips

Removing excess carbon in the atmosphere generated from human industrial activity is one of the most relevant geoengineering feats of this century. But what if we told you the oceans and coastal areas have been doing this naturally for billions of years? In this episode, we sat down with PhD candidate Elizabeth Phillips to talk about speeding up the rate of carbon removal in the ocean. We discuss possible dangers to ecosystems, global challenges and social responsibility. Primary reading discussed: https://theconversation.com/can-we-tweak-marine-chemistry-to-help-stave-off-climate-change-93174?fbclid=IwAR1pXA2-W6hNmz3vILtwH8S7TybDRGc7kdcfzy56_K96YUpXgy5OP84OzcM 

Duration: 47 min

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