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Arctic Methane

A Little Touch of Climate-Change Despair

Scott Poynton | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Scott Poynton

Do methane bubbles in the Arctic signal a new level in our dangerous game with climate change?

Destabilization of Arctic Sea Ice Would Be Game Over for Climate

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

The Arctic sea ice is the most famous visual indicator of climate change. This year the climate deniers took the lead to explain what's going on with the Arctic sea ice.

Controversy Erupts Over Arctic Methane Claims

Posted 07.29.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: A scientific controversy erupted this week over claims that methane trapped beneath the Arctic Ocean coul...

Arctic Methane Release Could Cost Economy $60 Trillion, Study Shows

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - A release of methane in the Arctic could speed the melting of sea ice and climate change ...

How Much Does The Arctic Contribute To Climate Change?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Tons of carbon and methane lie under the Arctic tundra, trapped in ice. The frozen ground, called perma...

Scientists Close In On The Cause Of Arctic Methane Leaks

Posted 10.08.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: It’s been called the Methane Bomb — a stash of gas buried under the Arctic seafloor whose heat-trap...

New Study Suggest 'Potential For A Release' Of Antarctic Methane

Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Climate scientists have long fretted about the hundreds of billions of tons of methane frozen under the...

Methane Thaw Worries Climate Scientists

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Carbon dioxide isn't the only greenhouse gas that worries climate scientists. Airborne levels of two other potent gases _ one from ...