“Bad Breath” Increasing Greenhouse Gas Says Hawaii Researchers

Human-produced carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is increasing exponentially, and has been for at least the last 50 years, according to a new study.

Using measurements of atmospheric CO2 from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, David Hofmann of NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo. and a team of researchers determined that humanity’s contribution of the greenhouse gas has been growing at a steady 2.3 percent since recording began in 1958. At that rate, CO2 doubles every 30 years…

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3 Responses

  1. Actually, farting would be a much more accurate headline. Many researchers believe that cow and even termite flatulence make up a major portion of greenhouse gases.

    Damon – I’d hate to be the scientist that has to study that.

  2. You shoulda saved this for April Fool’s Day. I think I will stay away from your blog that entire day, just to be safe.

  3. Can you enlighten us as to where you got the “bad breath” connection to this story?

    Damon – Lighten up… It’s my blog. It didn’t say “bad breath” couldn’t be linked. And at least I didn’t say Farting was the leading cause. Got you to read the article… remember… this is the Enquirer. ;)

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