Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
The Pacific Ocean, whose waters are heating up due to climate change, may accelerate the problem by releasing millions of tons of methane gas that's stored beneath the ocean floor.
Will the recent agreement struck between the United States and China on greenhouse gas emissions really help matters or will it all be so much hot air? Trace examines the deal and what could come from it.
A tiny region has been spotted in the United States generating an anomalously high concentration of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Continue reading →
The potent greenhouse gas methane is spewing from Pennsylvanian natural gas wells during the drilling that precedes fracking.
Recent research discovered that the chemical, perfluorotributylamine (PFBTA), insulates the planet 7,100 times more effectively than carbon dioxide. Continue reading →
Bacterial hitchhikers may float on methane bubbles, eating them as they go.
A quick guide to the IPCC report and what it means. Continue reading →
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