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Saturday, December 17, 2011

The melting permafrost and the greenhouse gas below

Posted By on Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 7:00 AM

Today's we-are-doomed story in the New York Times is about the melting permafrost in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions and the methane gas created by decaying organic matter below.

Quick, somebody call Americans for Prosperity or Rush Limbaugh to reassure me this is nothing to worry about, just a blip on the earth's climate continuum. Because scientific concerns are deep and disturbing.

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