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Do Current Climate Change Models Contain an Epic Error? – March 8, 2018

Microbiologist Peter Pollard believes freshwater carbon dioxide emissions are vastly underestimated

On a chilly late October morning Peter Pollard and an assistant ventured out from the upstate village of Fair Haven, NY onto the waters of Lake Ontario's Little Sodus Bay aboard this writer's 22-foot boat. They anchored in a somewhat protected cove in eight meters of water, and Pollard lowered a small instrumented respiration chamber into the bay. Then he and his companion sat back for a 30-minute wait to measure the metabolic activity of the bay's bacteria via their CO2 production.

Lake OntarioPhoto by Vladimir/FlickrFifteen years ago Pollard discovered that virus-infected freshwater bacteria were growing and releasing CO2 at phenomenal rates and… more

by: Susan Gately

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