A Sleeping Giant: Why Permafrost is a Climate Threat | The Agenda

The Agenda with Steve Paikin – Jan 17, 2022

Permafrost covers a quarter of the Northern Hemisphere’s land and stores twice as much organic carbon as Earth’s atmosphere currently holds. What happens when it starts to thaw? The Agenda examines the climate threat of thawing permafrost, and why northern roads and communities find themselves on shaky ground.

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