Record Permafrost melting reported by National Ice and Snow Data Center (NISDC)

(Crossposted from Fishoutofwater’s diary) “Rapid irreversible melting of one third to two thirds of earth’s permafrost, will add huge amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, accelerating warming,  reports the National Ice and Snow Data Center (NSIDC).  Permafrost melt lakes portend the destabilization of the Arctic’s landscapes and ecosystems and emissions of greenhouse gases CO2 […]

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