World War III’s newest battlefield: How an incident in the Arctic could be the spark for Armageddon 

In early March, an estimated 7,500 American combat troops will travel to Norway to join thousands of soldiers from other NATO countries in a massive mock battle with imagined invading forces from Russia. In this futuristic simulated engagement—it goes by the name of Exercise Cold Response 2020—allie

Source: World War III’s newest battlefield: How an incident in the Arctic could be the spark for Armageddon – Alternet.org

‘Boiling with methane’: Scientists reveal ‘truly terrifying’ sign of climate change under the Arctic Ocean 

Scientists studying the consequences of methane emissions from underwater permafrost in the Arctic Ocean announced this week that they found a 50-square-foot area of the East Siberian Sea “boiling with methane bubbles.””This is the most powerful seep I have ever been able to observe,” lead scien

Source: ‘Boiling with methane’: Scientists reveal ‘truly terrifying’ sign of climate change under the Arctic Ocean – Alternet.org