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 Post subject: Who Farted?
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 2:01 pm 
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Dinosaurs, that's who!

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/05/ ... p=features

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 Post subject: Re: Who Farted?
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:36 pm 
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"[Methane is about] 23 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than CO2 over a 100-year period" so a little goes a long way


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 Post subject: Re: Who Farted?
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:52 pm 
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Methane breaks down to CO2 and H2O in 12-15 years. The 10*F warmer climate(of much of the age of dinosaurs) was more from vulcanism's CO2 releases. I read the Science News article, too. :mrgreen:

http://www.cosmosmith.com/images/memorial_of_man.gif

I remember the old story of the obese guy who ate his fill of beans and cabbage in an efficiency apartment and farted himself to death. :lol:

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