Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The opening lines of a recent New York Times article by Justin Gillis may appear to many readers as if they were part of a big budget film treatment:
“A bubble rose through a hole in the surface of a frozen lake. It popped, followed by another, and another, as if a pot were somehow boiling in the icy depths. Every bursting bubble sent up a puff of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas generated beneath the lake from the decay of plant debris. These plants last saw the light of day 30,000 years ago and have been locked in a deep freeze — until now.”
But here’s the catch: The melting of the permafrost is not science fiction and it’s not gonna go away us we occupy major changes…right now.
Read my new article here
One of my recent photos:
Sartre sez: “Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat."
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