Sunday, September 28, 2008

a time to take cover

I don't usually do copy&paste, but this time bomb seems to be really big:

Arctic scientists discover new global warming threat as melting permafrost releases millions of tons of a gas 20 times more damaging than carbon dioxide.

Preliminary findings suggest that massive deposits of subsea methane are bubbling to the surface as the Arctic region becomes warmer and its ice retreats.