Los Angeles-based writer for LAist.comSeriousEats.com and KCET.org. Indie improv showrunner and performer. Email me and we can be best friends forever.


Link

May 7, 2012
@ 1:01 pm
Permalink

GUYS WE MIGHT HAVE TO SHOOT MIRRORS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE TO REFLECT SUNLIGHT TO SAVE OURSELVES AND EVEN THAT MIGHT NOT BE ENOUGH! »

"There is twice as much CO2 locked beneath the tundra as there is in the earth’s atmosphere. Melting would release enormous stores of methane, a greenhouse gas nearly thirty times more potent than carbon dioxide. If that happens, as the hydrologist Jane C. S. Long told me when we met recently in her office at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, “it’s game over.”


Read more at the New Yorker.