September 9, 2003

The Fungi Did It

So it turns out that microscopic fungi buried under the snow are putting out large amounts of carbon dioxide and methane, to the extent that scientists will have to revise their previous estimates about the causes of these greenhouse gases, and their effects on global warming. And to think, we thought it was cow flatulence that was responsible. (link via The Corner)

Posted by dan at September 9, 2003 1:48 AM