Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA)
Russian scientists travel to Siberia to measure output of methane from permafrost lakes.
THE world is on the cusp of a “tipping point” into dangerous climate change, according to new data gathered by scientists measuring methane leaking from the Arctic permafrost and a report presented to the United Nations on Tuesday. “The permafrost carbon feedback is irreversible on human time scales,” says the report, Policy Implications of Warming…
A UN report has warned that carbon dioxide and methane released from melting permafrost could push the climate past a tipping point and dangerously accelerate global warming.
Broadcast: 28/11/2012, Reporter: Tony Jones
Thawing permafrost may amplify global warming, U.N. reports
Policy Implications of Warming Permafrost