Friday, March 05, 2010

Why The Arctic Fart Matters

Apparently a whole hell of a lot of methane that was frozen under the East Siberian Shelf of the Arctic Ocean just unfroze, and is now being released into the atmosphere. In other words, the Arctic Ocean just let a massive fart. Mother Jones' Blue Marble blog explains why it matters, and what consequences it might have for our climate. Hint: invest in air-conditioning companies.

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