Canada’s thawing permafrost should be raising alarm bells in the battle against climate change

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Date of Publication: June 11

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: Victoria, BC, Canada

Publisher: Cascade Institute

Author(s): Thomas Homer-Dixon , Duane Froese

Last summer, temperatures north of the Arctic Circle in Siberia approached 40 C. During the same months, wildfires of a size unprecedented in the historical record swept through Arctic and subarctic boreal forests and peat lands. And in September, the expanse of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to the second-lowest area ever measured.

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