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Wenchuan Earthquake Mudslides Emit Greenhouse Gas

Wenchuan Earthquake Mudslides Emit Greenhouse Gas

Mudslides that followed the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake, ranked by the U.S. Geological Survey as the 11th deadliest earthquake ever recorded, may release an amount of carbon-dioxide in upcoming decades equivalent to two percent of current annual global carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion, a new study shows. Mudslide near the epicenter of…   » Continue Reading