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Ocean Sinks

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The ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide. As the ocean warms, due to climate change, it holds less ${ CO }_{ 2 }$ from the atmosphere, and because of this, ${ CO }_{ 2 }$ concentrations in the atmosphere increase over time .

This is an example of

A

a negative feedback loop.

B

a negative radiative forcing.

C

carbon neutrality.

D

a positive feedback loop.

E

a positive externality.