Melting permafrost in Arctic will have $70tn climate impact – study

Melting permafrost in Arctic will have $70tn climate impact – study

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Erosion along Alaska’s Arctic coast; collapsed permafrost. Captions and Photo source: Benjamin Jones / USGS

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The release of methane and carbon dioxide from thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming and add up to $70tn (£54tn) to the world’s climate bill, according to the most advanced study yet of the economic consequences of a melting Arctic…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (04-23-2019)

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