tech2 News StaffApril 25, 2019 10:02:22 IST
A recent study, published in 2006. T Nature CommunicationsClimate change and the melting of permafrost in Arctics will be an expensive issue for us. She found that globally we would cost us 70 trillion dollars.
Similar to the vicious circle of global warming, carbon is released into the atmosphere due to the increasing loss of permephrost in the Arctic due to a rise in temperature on Earth. This will be a costly result if we do not find a way to correct the changes.
This study also mentions that even if we follow proposed proposals with the Paris Agreement, in order to maintain the rise of global temperatures in this century in the range of 1.5 degrees Celsius, there will still be a cost. However, it will be much lower than this estimate.
This study has shown that defrosting permafrost in Alaska Lakes releases 12 times more nitric oxide than previously estimated. Nitric oxide is another gas for global warming, but it is almost 300 times stronger in heat retention than carbon dioxide. It also dissolves the ozone layer.
"We are carrying out a high-risk experiment with climate change, where we do not know what is coming," says co-author Kevin Schaefer. "The most important thing to remember about our study is a higher degree of warming, stronger responses and higher costs for society," he added.
Schaefer says we are already experiencing the effects and costs of climate change.
Permafrost and albedo loss (surface reflectivity) are the only two return paths through which we can estimate the costs at this point.
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