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Methane hydrate apocalypse? Maybe not…

Preface. While researching the Permian extinction, the worst extinction in Earth’s history, I came across all sorts of doubts about methane hydrates as a major killer.  That’s good news for us if true, because CO2 and temperatures were far higher … Continue reading

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Huge releases of arctic methane

Methane is a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. At the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, Dr Semiletov announced he’d found an unprecedented amount of methane bubbling up from the East Siberian Arctic Shelf (which … Continue reading

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