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‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

On Oct 27, 2020
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Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

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RT @Planetary_Sec: 🌎 ‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find ➡️ https://t.co/6oegRW6p5c #climatechange #methane #Arctic https://t.co/aad342NFfC
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‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

Arctic permafrost might contain 'sleeping giant' of world's carbon emissions

Arctic permafrost might contain 'sleeping giant' of world's carbon emissions

As temperatures rise in the Arctic, permafrost, or frozen ground, is thawing. As it does, greenhouse gases trapped within it are being released into the atmosphere in the form of carbon ...

A Postcard From the Pleistocene

A Postcard From the Pleistocene

Scientists and students wade amid Siberian mammoth bones.

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.

Arctic permafrost is thawing fast. That affects us all.

Arctic permafrost is thawing fast. That affects us all.

As the frozen ground warms much faster than expected, it’s reshaping the landscape—and releasing carbon gases that fuel global warming.

A Warming Arctic Turns Topsy Turvy

A Warming Arctic Turns Topsy Turvy

The Arctic is a bellwether for Earth's health. Chip Miller, deputy science lead for NASA's ABoVE field campaign, discusses changes the team is seeing as they study how Arctic and boreal ...

Arctic Lakes Are Vanishing by the Hundreds

Arctic Lakes Are Vanishing by the Hundreds

Warming temperatures may be causing tundra ponds to evaporate or drain into thawing permafrost

The Arctic is ablaze

The Arctic is ablaze

Peat fires in the Arctic are the latest symptom of climate change

This Month in Climate Science, June-July 2020: Vanishing Polar Bears, Record Floods, Melting Arctic and Antarctic Ice

This Month in Climate Science, June-July 2020: Vanishing Polar Bears, Record Floods, Melting Arctic and Antarctic Ice

Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already ...

The Newest Threat to a Warming Alaskan Arctic: Beavers

The Newest Threat to a Warming Alaskan Arctic: Beavers

The large rodents are creating lakes that accelerate the thawing of frozen soils and potentially increase greenhouse gas emissions, a study finds.

Guest post: What the latest science says about thawing permafrost

Guest post: What the latest science says about thawing permafrost

A guest post from Dr Christina Schaedel, a research associate at the Ecosystem Dynamics Research Lab at Northern Arizona...

Chapter 11: Arctic Changes and their Effects on Alaska and the Rest of the United States

Chapter 11: Arctic Changes and their Effects on Alaska and the Rest of the United States

This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate ...

Zombie fires and other strange events are happening in the Arctic – here’s what you need to know

Zombie fires and other strange events are happening in the Arctic – here’s what you need to know

The climate crisis has been linked to unusual events happening in the Siberian tundra.

Arctic fires released more carbon in two months than Scandinavia will all year

Arctic fires released more carbon in two months than Scandinavia will all year

In June and July, Arctic fires released 204 megatons of carbon dioxide, eclipsing the annual emissions of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland combined.