Thursday, September 13, 2018

Why Was Dramatic 2017 Tibetan Thermokarst Flow Not Reported?

Sometimes, it appears that the media underreports climatic events in order not to fan the throes of panic over global warming. Sometimes, they’re not covered at all. For example, the Tibetan “thermokarst flow” in 2017 was reported only by the National Geographic. Here’s a link to their report:
Melting Permafrost Produces Thermokarst Flow (2 minute):

Note: As you watch this, you get a strong foreboding sense of the inexorable advance of global warming on our planet. It’s similar to what watching a planet killing asteroid on a terminal trajectory with Earth would feel like.