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Posted Mon Feb 25 2008: from Reuters:
Methane, permafrost, and the Wild Card
"More research [is] urgently needed into the possibility of a runaway release of methane, a powerful heat-trapping gas trapped in frozen soils in Siberia, Canada, Alaska and Nordic nations, it said in a 2008 yearbook issued at 154-nation talks in Monaco.... Vast amounts of methane entering the atmosphere "would lead to abrupt changes in the climate that would likely be irreversible," UNEP said. "We must not cross that threshold."
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'Doc Jim says:
Siberian, Canadian, and Scandinavian permafrost, as it melts, will radically boost climate change gases, creating a serious feedback loop that will make it all worse.
Did you hear about this (even in 2005)?
Follow the money.
It ain't you and me who benefit.

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