Slow motion landslide devours road and power lines – no it’s not melting permafrost

“I wonder how long it will be before some reporter tries to blame this on global warming”?

Watts Up With That?

Remember the craters in Russian permafrost supposedly caused by global warming  (that turned out to be pingos) story? Well, there’s a new potential  “climate boogeyman” afoot in Russia.

earthflow-russiaWhen I first saw this video come across my Facebook page the first question that popped into my mind was: “I wonder how long it will be before some reporter tries to blame this on global warming”?

Here’s the video:

In fact, it turned out to be a mine waste collapse:

The Bolshaya Talda earthflow in Russia was a mine waste failure

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