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  •  See if you can find the book Six Degrees. (3+ / 0-)
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    defluxion10, blueoasis, jayden

    It describes the deposits of frozen plant material you can't see that surround the northern shores of the continents. These materials form an underwater slope of immense size and depth along and below those shores. The methane in the ancient, cold, plant material is relatively stable now, but with another two degree rise in temperature -- not from within, but via warming oceans -- they'll collapse massively.

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