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  •  Agreed, though I would clarify that the sample (2+ / 0-)
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    martini, FishOutofWater

    size problem, in my mind, relates to the ecosystem as a whole, not to the limited region of it they surveyed.  The point is that there was a vast area that they didn't look at, where much of the methane could still be extant.

    Tentative optimism is, indeed, the attitude that the skeptical scientist McDonald (in the NPR quote I pasted) seems to be copping.

    "Well, yeah, the Constitution is worth it if you can succeed." -Nancy Pelosi, 6/29/07.

    by nailbender on Sun Jan 09, 2011 at 09:10:54 PM PST

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