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The Methane Gun – The Threat to a Habitable Earth

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
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By Julian Cribb, guest writer [i] In all the sound and fury over climate change, too little public and media attention has been devoted to the ‘methane gun’ [1] – and yet this terrifying phenomenon could usher humans unceremoniously off Earth’s stage for good. Like CO2, methane (CH4) is a greenhouse gas that helps trap the
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