Thursday, October 24, 2013

Epic Methane Releases from East Siberian Arctic Shelf

By Harold Hensel

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This is epic! Keep watching the Laptev and East Siberian Sea. This is a very dangerous place for methane to come up. Huge amounts of methane hydrates are stored below. They have been frozen there safely for over 10,000 years.

We are witnessing the thawing and large release of methane from this area for the first time in over 10,000 years. The fear is that at a critical point there may be a catastrophic sudden burst of methane from this area. This would more than likely trigger runaway global warming.

We could be watching the beginnings of this. If the red on the 1750 ppb and the yellow on the 1950 ppb setting on the keeps spreading and intensifies, we are watching it happen. I hope this is an anomaly and these areas return to little or no activity.

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1 comment:

  1. This is already way too much! Compare these emissions with the ones surrounding new "fracking" sites where shale gas is now being mined and you will see yet another uncontrolled source. I just hope that industrial chemists have some procedure up their sleeves that can help mitigate this process. If not, it is very likely that humanity will fry in a couple of generations, along with almost every other life form on the planet.