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METHANE FEVER

An undersea methane explosion may have driven the most rapid warming episode of the past 90 million years

February 21, 2000 — Sarah Simpson

Melting Away

The shrinking of an immense swath of Antarctic ice threatens to raise sea level and there may be no stopping it

January 21, 2000 — Sarah Simpson

Snowball Earth

Ice entombed our planet hundreds of millions of years ago, and complex animals evolved in the greenhouse heat wave that followed

January 21, 2000 — Paul F. Hoffman and Daniel P. Schrag