20. March 2011

Home

You can watch full movie Home (2009) at YouTube.

The author is Yann-Arthus Bertrand,

There is one very critical problem mentioned in the movie. It’s the methane in Siberia and other places.

Releasing methane from permafrost regions is also known as Permafrost Methane Time Bomb.

Quote from Wikipedia: The frozen peat bogs in this region may hold billions of tons of methane gas, which may be released into the atmosphere. Methane is a greenhouse gas 22 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

You can find KML files for Google Earth with permafrost map info and other data at web site of National Snow and Ice Data Center.