Daily Mail: The planet is „f**ked” after scientists found huge plumes of deadly methane escaping from the seafloor. This is according to Dr. Jason Box who claims that methane will be the main driver of climate change if it escapes into the atmosphere.
He said: „If even a small fraction of Arctic sea floor carbon is released to the atmosphere, we’re f’d.”
The scientist, based at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, tweeted the provocative statement after a Swedish study found methane leaking beneath the Arctic. Some of this methane – which is over 20 times more potent than CO2 at trapping heat – is now making it to the ocean’s surface.
The leaking gas from the seafloor may haveits origins in collapsing clusters of methane trapped in frozen water due to high pressure and low temperature. Scientists at Stockholm University called the discovery ‘somewhat of…
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