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Offline TimG

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Re: Weather Thread
« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2019, 05:43:43 pm »
Yes, the fear is it could become a significant factor over time. Today it is around 1% of the global emissions of methane, but that will increase as global temperatures increase. Eventually we reach a tipping point where the warming feeds back into a viscous cycle where we have more methane produced from bacterial decomposition of the tundra producing more warming.
Except none of this is actually known. It a hypothesis that has never been demonstrated with repeatable experiments.