Ben See @ClimateBen Ben See. Literature Teacher informing pupils of the scientific reality of the Ecological Catastrophe & urging action. See also @urgenceclimatiq & @ClimateHound Jul. 22, 2019 1 min read

3 things every human should know:

🔥Arctic permafrost is now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

🔥Arctic permafrost is now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

🔥Arctic permafrost is now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

Arctic permafrost now melting at levels not expected until 2090:

Not much media coverage of this, and this article criminally omits the catastrophic, terrifying implications of permafrost collapse.

 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/climate-change-breakdown-arctic-frost-thawing-canada-environment-a8959056.html 

This thread ends by linking to a second one. Loads of info on permafrost... 👇

'What do we do?' is the popular question.

Some ideas. 👇

Severe CH4 threat:

shallow waters off the Siberian coast could warm up during the summer months (because the area is ice-free now already), and this will give you positive temperatures on the seabed which will start to thaw out the seabed permafrost...

 https://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/17/epicenter-of-obliteration-arctic-ice/ 


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