13 Dec '11, 7pm

Reading @dotearth - The heat over bubbling Arctic methane (@NYTimes) #globalwarming #climate

Reading @dotearth - The heat over bubbling Arctic methane (@NYTimes) #globalwarming #climate

One of the great challenges in assessing the meaning of changes in Arctic climate and other environmental condition s is putting today’s observations in long-term context. This is as true for the bubbling emissions of methane from the frozen, but warming, sea bed as for sea ice around the North Pole . Two recent studies of methane emissions from frozen sea-bed sediments, including one published in Science and described in The Times today, found substantial bubbling flows of methane , a potent greenhouse gas, were reaching the atmosphere. [Dec. 13, 2011, 3:49 p.m. | Updated Fresh alarming headlines about larger "fountains of methane " have renewed a focus on the issue. (Note the "Methane Time Bomb " headline from the same British paper in 2008. I have queries out to a heap of methane and Arctic researchers and will post anew soon.] In its news release, the National Science ...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/05/the-heat-ove...

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