Methane leaks may lead to cooling instead of warming: Scientists find a 'totally unexpected' source of climate cooling

Published: 29/05/2017
Methane leaks may lead to cooling instead of warming: Scientists find a 'totally unexpected' source of climate cooling
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Arctic waters absorbed vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, creating a cooling effect that's 230 times greater than the warming from methane emitted from underwater seeps, according to a new study. The findings are a complete reversal of what scientists previously believed — that methane seeps in the Arctic Ocean were contributing to global warming. "If what we observed near Svalb

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