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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Rising Methane Could Cause Extinction Within 40 Years

Don't look now, but we have a real problem brewing. Methane gas is boiling into the atmosphere in the Arctic. Arctic Methane Release and Rapid Temperature Rise are interlinked details the problems we face:
For some time now, huge amounts of methane have been released from the seabed of the Arctic Ocean, reaching the atmosphere at levels of up to 2662 ppb (on November 9, 2013). What caused this?

The answer isn't hard to find.