Claim: Permafrost carbon feedbacks threaten global climate goals

From the PNAS Abstract Rapid Arctic warming has intensified northern wildfires and is thawing carbon-rich permafrost. Carbon emissions from permafrost thaw and Arctic wildfires, which are not fully accounted for…

Claim: A groggy climate giant: subsea permafrost is still waking up after 12,000 years

In the far north, the swelling Arctic Ocean inundated vast swaths of coastal tundra and steppe ecosystems. Though the ocean water was only a few degrees above freezing, it started…

We still Have a Chance? Norwegian Climate Doomsday Authors Issue a “Clarification”

A few days ago WUWT reported on a Norwegian “past the point of no return” global warming paper whose outlook was so pessimistic even climate alarmists were upset. The authors…

The Arctic “Death Spiral”: Lamenting the Collapse of a 4000 Year Old Ice Shelf

The Guardian wants you to weep for an ice shelf which even they admit didn’t exist back when the Egyptian Pyramids were being constructed. They demand we do everything in…

Alaska is getting wetter. That’s bad news for permafrost and the climate

Alaska is getting wetter. A new study spells out what that means for the permafrost that underlies about 85% of the state, and the consequences for Earth’s global climate.

Nitrogen in permafrost soils may exert great feedbacks on climate change

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesShare Print E-Mail What nitrogen is getting up to in permafrost soils may be much more interesting than researchers have long believed–with potentially significant consequences…

How horses can save the permafrost

New mitigation strategy bears great potential University of Hamburg Permafrost soils in the Arctic are thawing. As they do, large additional quantities of greenhouse gases could be released, accelerating climate…

NASA Flights Detect Millions of Arctic Methane Hotspots

From NASA Feature | February 18, 2020 The image shows a thermokarst lake in Alaska. Thermokarst lakes form in the Arctic when permafrost thaws. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech By Esprit Smith, NASA’s…

NOAA Ecologist Re-arms Debunked Arctic Carbon Time Bomb

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton From the “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up, if I was trying files”… Scientists feared unstoppable emissions from melting permafrost. They may…

No laughing matter

From The Harvard Gazette The warming Arctic permafrost may be releasing more nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously thought By Caitlin McDermott-Murphy Harvard Correspondent DateJune 6, 2019 About…

Another example of clear failure of IPCC models to predict reality in the AR5 draft

One of the regular alarm stories that comes from the global warming machine is that atmospheric methane with soon run amok and cause a tipping point. We are regularly treated…