The “Sleeping Giant” in Arctic Permafrost

Arctic permafrost soils contain more accumulated carbon than all the […]

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June 21, 2013

Arctic permafrost soils contain more accumulated carbon than all the human fossil-fuel emissions since 1850 combined. Warming Arctic permafrost, poised to release its own gases into the atmosphere, could be the “sleeping giant” of climate change.

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