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April 4th, 2005 - Grin with cat attached — LiveJournal

April 4th, 2005

Oh and in case the world wasn't fucked up enough already

http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1451542,00.html

Many of these hydrates deposits are chronically unstable and could be triggered to release into the atmosphere by any drilling. This isn't just a matter of extraction leakage or added pollution when the stuff's burnt (which would be bad enough), this is a matter of rapid release which could significantly increase climate instability in a very short time.

That said, it could just all release without human intervention, but when sitting on a climate bomb the sensible thing to do is not to poke it.
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