How high will CO2 ppm go when magnesium carbonate buffer breaks in oceans?

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Offline Chondrally

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I know how to calculate this,  but it really is the million pound question!  How high will the CO2 ppm go over the two year period starting in 2021 when the ppm hits 493 ppm CO2 in the atmosphere and this causes the magnesium carbonate buffer in the ocean to break?  Hint,  it would cause the acidity in the whole ocean to increase,  dropping the pH by 1 pH level over a two year period!
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Offline syhprum

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I think we will have to learn to live higher CO2 and higher temperatures unless aliens invade and start to control us I cannot see any real progress being made as to the amount of CO2 we pump into the atmosphere