Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release

Merritt R. Turetsky, Benjamin W. Abbott, Miriam C. Jones, Katey Walter Anthony, David Olefeldt, Edward A.G. Schuur, Charles Koven, A. David McGuire, Guido Grosse, Peter Kuhry, Gustaf Hugelius, David M. Lawrence, Carolyn Gibson, A. Britta K. Sannel

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The sudden collapse of thawing soils in the Arctic might double the warming from greenhouse gases released from tundra, warn Merritt R. Turetsky and colleagues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-34
Number of pages3
Issue number7754
StatePublished - May 2 2019


  • Climate change
  • Environmental sciences
  • Policy

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