Edward A. G. Schuur, a University of Florida researcher who has done extensive field work in Alaska, is worried by the changes he already sees, including the discovery that carbon buried since before the dawn of civilization is now escaping.As Permafrost Thaws, Scientists Study the Risks
“To me, it’s a spine-tingling feeling, if it’s really old carbon that hasn’t been in the air for a long time, and now it’s entering the air,” Dr. Schuur said. “That’s the fingerprint of a major disruption, and we aren’t going to be able to turn it off someday.”
And then a so called environmentalist Andrew Revkin posting garbage like this:
Methane Time Bomb in Arctic Seas – Apocalypse Not
Even the links he references in his article contradict his premise. Click on them! You will be annoyed.