Geplaatst op: 15-06-2018

Olivine against climate change and ocean acidification

by R.D.Schuiling, Olivine Foundation for the reduction of CO2. and O.Tickell, Oxford Climate Associates / Kyoto2.

The weathering of calcium and magnesium silicates is the main natural mechanism limiting atmospheric CO2 levels. The weathering process transforms CO2 into bicarbonate, which washes down to the oceans where it ultimately precipitates as carbonate. More