Permafrost Research Paper

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In the arctic, there is a layer of the soil known as permafrost. In this layer, there is a large concentration of CO2, or Carbon Dioxide. The environment can only handle a certain amount of CO2 at a time. Most of this CO2 is released through the burning of fossil fuels. However, fossil fuels burn slowly releasing small amounts at a time. Scientists previously believed that the CO2 in the layers of permafrost would eventually be released all at once, triggering irreversible global warming effects. However, testing of these permafrost layers has now revealed that the CO2 will escape gradually. This gradual escape is good news to scientists, because it means the world will have time to prepare for the effects of it. However, there is not much
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