Whitening The Arctic Ocean: May Restore Sea Ice, But Not Climate
(Click to enlarge) Ice, sea, and meltwater in the Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin. (Credit: Photo by Jeremy Potter NOAA/OAR/OER)
Some scientists have suggested that global warming could melt frozen ground in the Arctic, releasing vast amounts of the potent greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere, greatly amplifying global warming.
(From ScienceDaily)– It has been proposed that such disastrous climate effects could be offset by technological approaches, broadly called geoengineering. Read the full story »