DEFINITION 3 Carbon Sink: "are natural systems that suck up and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The main natural carbon sinks are plants, the ocean and soil. Plants grab carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to use in photosynthesis"
New research shows Cement is a large, overlooked, and growing carbon sink around the world https://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/news/new-research-shows-cement-is-a-large-overlooked-and-growing-carbon-sink-around-the-world
Carbon Sink by British artist Chris Drury. The sculpture, a spiral of logs morphing into charred coal, is constructed from trees that have died from skyrocketing beetle infestations across the western United States.
Australia’s giant and record heatwave, which is sparking hundreds of bush fires across the land, has forced the country’s meteorologists to redraw their national temperature scales – upwards.
Fewer than exist today, given current trends. Rapid global warming could cause human extinction within the next couple of centuries, despite our advancing technology. More people means more greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon sinks are turning into sources and clean energy won't be enough to fix the crisis. And though I'm hopeful about GMOs, there are serious and growing threats to food production like ocean acidification, extinction and soil loss.
"While the Arctic Ocean Is Largely a Carbon Sink, Parts Are Also a Source of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide...A few Arctic regions where waters were warmest were actually less able to store carbon. Instead, these regions -- such as the Barents Sea, near Greenland -- were a carbon source, emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere..."
Just add compost: How to turn your grassland ranch into a carbon sink