Defusing the Methane Greenhouse Time Bomb


Could methane-digesting bacteria and an Arctic cap of fresh water prevent a climate catastrophe?
Scientific American

Sometimes a researcher is willing to talk about their work even before it’s peer reviewed. This can be tricky: whatever you think of peer review, papers are almost always better after experts have read them and demanded that they be revised. In this case I think it turned out all right, because Elliott is an especially smart scientist, and also I managed to catch him right after he’d presented his work at a meeting to 30 of the most knowledgeable researchers in his field.

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