Monday, April 23, 2012

Right on schedule: Armageddon: Arctic Ocean leaking methane, scientists

Arctic sea emits methane

Science News - 
Suddenly, as the plane dipped low over some breaks in the sea's ice cover, those instruments detected the unmistakable whiff of methane, the second most important climate-warming gas associated with human activities. “This was unexpected,” says Kort, ...

NASA says Arctic could be source of methane leaks - 
Image credit: NASA/JPL NASA scientists at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California are claiming that cracks in frozen parts of the Arctic Ocean's surface could be leading to increased emissions of the greenhouse gas methane, created by living 

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