Are Siberia’s methane blow-holes the first warning sign of unstoppable climate c hange?

July 30, 2014 11:55AM

Rising alarm … Dr Jason Box has highlighted the appearance of dangerous spikes in methane above Siberia. Source: Supplied

WHAT do three enormous craters in the Siberian wastelands have to do with a terrified American climate scientist? Methane. And that’s something to scare us all.

The end of the world could be starting right now — in a frozen Siberian wasteland known as Yamal. It translates as “The End of the Land”.

The first mysterious crater was spotted by oil workers earlier this month. It was an 80m wide cavern that reached deep into the earth.

Since then, the Siberian Times reports goatherds have found a further two enormous vents in the ground.

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