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NAU’s Permafrost Carbon Network study links climate policy to reduced effects of emissions from thawing soil

NAU’s Permafrost Carbon Network study links climate policy to reduced effects of emissions from thawing soil

Brooks Range, Alaska

Findings of a new study organized by the Permafrost Carbon Network suggest that putting more effective greenhouse gas controls in place for the rest of this century could help mitigate the effects of climate change on the release of carbon from thawing soils of the northern
permafrost region.

Brooks Range, Alaska
Brooks Range, Alaska (photo credit Christina Schaedel)

Ecoss’ Research professors Ted Schuur and Christina Schädel are leading the Permafrost Carbon Network and are co-authors of a new publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Read the publication here

Read the NAU news article here