Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of acidifying, or of changing into an acid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.
- n. the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid
- From French (Wiktionary)
“Predicting the long-term acidification trends in small subarctic lakes using diatoms.”
“Over-fishing, now, and the long-term acidification of the oceans due to carbon dioxide, are far more serious problems ... or I should say, are serious problems, because whaling isn't one.”
“Ocean acidification is happening about ten times faster today than it did 55 million years ago, when it preceded the mass extinction of much of the planet’s marine life.”
“Whatever the solution is, whether it’s cutting emissions, building solar plants, or geoengineering the ocean, if we don’t do something soon, the problem of ocean acidification is going to get worse.”
“Some researchers have called acidification one of the most critical anthropogenic Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore”
“These astonishingly well-preserved bones belong to an entirely new species of human ancestor who lived nearly two million years ago - and may have bridged the gap between ocean acidification, which is dubbed the 'evil twin of global warming', caused by a rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), threatens the world's oceans.”
“March 31st, 2010 WASHINGTON - Scientists have warned that ocean acidification, which is dubbed the 'evil twin of global warming', caused by a rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), threatens the world's oceans.”
“Scientists call acidification of the oceans the hidden partner of climate change.”
“Mr. LEISEROWITZ: Yeah, this is one of the most surprising things to me, is that we found that only 25 percent of the public, so it's one in four Americans, have ever heard of coral bleaching or ocean acidification, which is the newest concern that's being raised about climate change, because of course the oceans are absorbing a lot of the CO2 that are being pumped into them through the burning of fossil fuels.”
“The problem is intensified by ocean acidification, which is also caused by increased CO2.”
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