Alaskan permafrost to thaw this century – mucho methane gas released – an annotated infographic

A leading geophysicist believes that recent temperature rises in Alaska indicate that the permafrost will thaw in some parts by 2070, releasing methane gas into the atmosphere and exacerbating climate change.

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Frosty the go, man
Frosty the go, man

 

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