Rising global temperatures are creating bubbling, methane lakes you can light on fire

This article and video discusses just how bad climate change is affecting permafrost.

  • Thousands of flammable lakes are popping up all over Alaska and Siberia.
  • Rising global temperatures are thawing and melting permafrost in the Arctic, which creates these thermokarst lakes that bubble with methane.
  • The methane is flammable, but also getting into the atmosphere where it can contribute to further climate change.

Thousands of flammable lakes are popping up all over Alaska and Siberia. That’s because rising global temperatures are creating these thermokarst lakes as well as the perfect storm for our changing climate.

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