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Microbes Could Quickly Unlock Huge Carbon Stores in Arctic Permafrost

A first-of-a-kind study indicates microbial action on thawing Arctic permafrost can result in rapid increases in atmospheric CO2. Extending across northern Eurasia and Alaska, the equivalent of more than twice as much CO2 is stored in Arctic permafrost as is present in the atmosphere, highlighting the risk and threats posed by a warming climate.

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Berkeley Climate Study Just Proves that People Believe What They Want to Believe

The “Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature” study confirmed work by the likes of NASA, NOAA, and the UK Met Office-Univ. of East Anglia. Ironically, it was funded in part by the Koch Brothers, billionaire industrialists and avowed proponents of climate change denial.