5 examples of Acidifying in a sentence
Imagine what you'll tell your children when they ask you, "So, in 2012, Mom and Dad, what was it like when you'd had the hottest decade on record for the third decade in a row, when every scientific body in the world was saying you've got a major problem, when the oceans were acidifying, when oil and food prices were spiking, when they were rioting in the streets of London and occupying Wall Street?
In late September, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that the oceans are warming, seawater is acidifying, and oxygen concentrations are dropping.
These environmental disasters are occurring with rising frequency, as they are partly caused by human actions, such as deforestation, coastal erosion, massive pollution, and, of course, the greenhouse-gas emissions that are changing the world’s climate and
By increasing the absorption of carbon dioxide, global warming is
the oceans and reducing oxygen levels, harming or killing marine plants, animals, and other organisms.
And it should go without saying that the impact of rising sea levels, raging forest fires,
oceans, and extreme weather will be more severe, more regular, and far costlier.