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Climate Emergency Film Club: Permafrost (PSR-PA)

Part 2 of Climate Emergency Film Club

Join PSR Pennsylvania for five intriguing panel discussions over the next six months as we delve into the Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops.

July 21, 2022: Permafrost Permafrost, an icy expanse of frozen ground covering one-quarter of the Northern Hemisphere, is thawing. As it does, microscopic animals are waking up and feeding on the previously frozen carbon stored in plant and animal remains, releasing heat-trapping gases as a byproduct. These gases warm the atmosphere further, melting more permafrost in a dangerous feedback loop. With permafrost containing twice as much carbon as the atmosphere, its thaw could release 150 billion tons of carbon by the end of the century.

Thursday, July 21 at 6:00 – 7:00 pm EDT

CME, CEU and CEs available. Learn more and see all events here.

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