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Did dinosaurs warm the world?

Possibly, by up to one and a half degrees. This recent paper in the journal Current Biology claims that the digestive tracts of dinosaurs emitted 520 Mtonnes of methane a year, comparable to the total modern-day methane emissions. The authors suggested that this could have been an important factor in warm Mesozoic climates. Unfortunately, theyContinue Reading and comment