What the Earth's frozen burps tell us about global warming


Analysis of bubbles trapped in ancient Antarctic ice suggests that as the planet heats up, plants and soils will add more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere
“When the earth burps, Law Dome records it,” says Australian climate scientist Dr David Etheridge.
Law Dome is a special spot in eastern Antarctica where scientists have been drilling down into the continent’s long-frozen surface to pull out cores of ice. Continue reading…