Tag Archives: Tundra

Arctic methane emergency called off?

Here’s the issue, as described in Wikipedia: The Arctic region is one of the many natural sources of the greenhouse gas methane. Global warming accelerates its release, due to both release of methane from existing stores, and from methanogenesis in … Continue reading

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Expansion of forests in the European Arctic could result in the release of carbon dioxide

From the University of Exeter , terrible news: Carbon stored in Arctic tundra could be released into the atmosphere by new trees growing in the warmer region, exacerbating climate change, scientists have revealed. The Arctic is getting greener as plant … Continue reading

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