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Cracks in Arctic sea ice are leaking alarming levels of methane, a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide, according to NASA scientists.
Originally posted by pasiphae
i think we'll see some drastic changes in our lifetime. we've pushed it too far and i don't think we can fix it now. i'm not even sure we could slow anything down.
the earth will survive but i don't know if humans can adapt fast enough.
Five Arctic flights were carried out from 2009 to 2010, venturing to latitudes of up to 82 degrees north.
Originally posted by Juggernog
reply to post by rickymouse
We have exceeded the normal cycle's figures by a lot,
Says who? You, or the same scientists that were caught tampering with reports, ie.. lying?
Originally posted by LanceonW
This reminds me of some a documentary about something similar near siberia. I can't for the life of me remember the documentary but it looks like this is one of the places this is happening
Daily mail link
from what i remember, if these go completely then the warming it will cause would be irreversable and cause drastic changes in the worlds weather and climate.edit on 24/4/12 by LanceonW because: sentence restructuring
Originally posted by rickymouse
reply to post by kdog1982
Would it be safe to say that if our upper atmosphere got higher concentrations of methane in it that it would not be advisable to fly a rocket through it? Just a thought. So much for the worlds space program