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October 2008

Methane Levels Increasing Dramatically Methane levels in the atmosphere are increasing again after 9 years of

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Methane levels in the atmosphere are increasing again after 9 years of no increase. Decreasing agricultural methane releases over the last decade have resulted in flat methane concentrations in the atmosphere.  But it is suspected that increasing industrialization in Asia and recent melting of permafrost releasing frozen methane has caused these emissions to begin rising…

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New Mega Report: Climate Change: Faster, Stronger, Sooner

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The opening sentence of the report: "Scientific research on climate change and its impacts published since the deadline for the latest assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is revealing that global warming is accelerating, at times far beyond IPCC 2007 forecasts." The mega report is a compilation of 37 publications and…

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