Carbon Dioxide

Not by Fire but by Ice




Carbon dioxide

If today's rising carbon dioxide are caused by humans, then what caused the dramatic rise in 
CO2 levels at the dinosaur extinction? 

Research shows that there was "a sudden and dramatic rise" in carbon dioxide in the Earth's 
atmosphere at the dinosaur extinction of 65 million years ago. A recent report attributes the rise 
in CO2 levels to an asteroid impact. 

I disagree. I think today's rise in CO2 levels can be attributed to our warming oceans. After all, 
the oceans are known as a carbon dioxide "sink," especially when the water is cold. 

But as the water warms up, it releases CO2 into the atmosphere. This happens in much the 
same way that a warm bottle of home-brewed root beer will release CO2. And if you give 
that CO2 no way to escape, the bottle will explode.

We've got it backwards. We've got cause and effect in reverse.

The CO2 is not causing global warming. Instead, our warming oceans are releasing CO2 
into the atmosphere.

It's not global warming, it's ocean warming, and it's leading us into an ice age.


See also It's not global warming, it's ocean warming




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