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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Gassy McTree 

"It's not just farting cows and belching sheep that spew out methane."

That is a great sentence with which to start your day. It seems that one of the major sources of the potent greenhouse gas is completely unexpected: plants! This is a hugely significant finding for climatology, and accounts for a number of previous mysteries, and those explanations will lead to better predictions and hopefully better ways to deal with human environmental impacts.


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