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The Siberian Methane Feedback Loop

CREDIT:

As I mentioned yesterday, there’s mounting evidence that global warming is about to reach a very dangerous feedback point in which thawing of the Arctic Ocean seabed allows increased levels of methane to leak into the atmosphere. This will have a large greenhouse effect and make the world warmer, leading to more methane.

Via Joe Romm, here’s a video where lead author Natalia Shakhova explains her findings:

But since it’s still cold in Siberia during the winter, this must all be made up, right? After all, Al Gore is fat!