Time bomb trapped in Arctic soil

Time bomb trapped in Arctic soil

There are 4 comments on the The Straits Times story from Aug 25, 2008, titled Time bomb trapped in Arctic soil. In it, The Straits Times reports that:

CLIMATE change could release unexpectedly huge stores of carbon dioxide from Arctic soils, which would in turn fuel a vicious circle of global warming, a new study warned on Sunday.

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“Your Own Peace Prize Inside”

Since: Mar 07

Hyannis, Mass

#1 Aug 25, 2008
Again - naturally occuring CO2 creating the problem, not to mention the naturally occuring methane that is far more dangerous...

“Speaking Truth to Doofusses”

Since: Jan 07

The Holy City of San Jose, CA

#2 Aug 25, 2008
"CLIMATE change could release unexpectedly huge stores of carbon dioxide from Arctic soils, which would in turn fuel a vicious circle of global warming, a new study warned on Sunday."

Is there ANY evidence that this kind of "vicious circle of global warming" has EVER happened in the 4.3 billion year history of planet earth?

The Respected Doofinator

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#3 Aug 26, 2008
Actually this would explain how in the past the levels of CO2 increase as the planet warmed.

“Speaking Truth to Doofusses”

Since: Jan 07

The Holy City of San Jose, CA

#4 Aug 26, 2008
tina anne wrote:
Actually this would explain how in the past the levels of CO2 increase as the planet warmed.
If it has happened before, then is not a human caused crisis.

The Respected Doofinator

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