Thawing permafrost could lead to massive carbon release

TG Daily: As much as 44 billion tons of nitrogen and 850 billion tons of carbon stored in arctic permafrost could be released into the environment over the next century by the effects of global warming. This is roughly the amount of carbon stored in the atmosphere today, and its release could have a serious impact onecosystems, the atmosphere, and water resources including rivers and lakes. "This study quantifies the impact on Earth's two most important chemical cycles, carbon and nitrogen, from thawing......

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