Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

Scientists fear another methane catastrophe

Friday 24 Apr 09 9:45am

A major spike in the powerful greenhouse gas methane nearly 12,000 years ago wasn't the result of a catastrophic release of seafloor gas hydrates, scientists say.

Climate scientists had feared that global warming could trigger another massive release of methane into the atmosphere, compounding the impacts of climate change.

... login or subscribe for full story

Subscriber Content - You need to log in

To access this Carbon News information right now, please accept our 7 DAY FREE TRIAL subscription offer. Simply click the Subscribe button and follow the steps.


We send you a reminder before we charge your card or send an invoice before your FREE trial ends. We'll also remind you before we automatically renew your annual subscription. We will also ask you for updated credit card or invoicing information at this time, if necessary.


Please enjoy your 7 day FREE trial.

Related Topics: Greenhouse Effect

Login







Latest in Technology

Browse Stories by Topic

News Direct
Photo Credit: dbsolisphotostream

Latest announcements: file yours right now to editor@carbonnews.co.nz

Bank's Auckland office wins green accolade

18 May 15 - Innovative design and exemplary waste minimisation has helped BNZ to achieve a...

Fibreboard coffins out, pine caskets in

11 May 15 - Davis Funerals now uses caskets that are better for the environment.

Waste Warriors shift the waste

11 May 15 - Z Energy’s Waste Warriors competition has diverted 191 tonnes of waste - the...

Competitive edge the secret, say farm ambassadors

11 May 15 - New Zealand dairy farmers shouldn’t lose sight of their competitive advantage,...

Battery-maker claims world first

4 May 15 - Energizer has launched what it says is the world’s first high-performance...

More News Direct