Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Methane Seeps, Tipping Points Feared as Congress Sleepwalks | CommonDreams.org: "Those who follow this�issue likely have familiarity with the concept of 'tipping points'. This innocuous-sounding phrase does not do justice to its vast meaning. It refers to the crossing of a line whereby tremendous natural forces are unleashed and an unstoppable rush of interlocking climate disruptions wreak havoc on the earth and its fragile web of life-supporting ecosystems. Once set in motion, it cannot be predicted how far the devastation would extend. Geological records have linked a severe climate shift with the 'Great Extinction' event which wiped out a ghastly 90% of all life forms on the planet. ��"
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