Saturday, 3 June 2017

Not So Funny: The Arctic is Leaking Laughing Gas

Nitrous oxide, the main ingredient in laughing gas, is 300 times more potent as a greenhouse gas, than carbon dioxide. And scientists believe it could be leaking from ancient reservoirs beneathArctic permafrost. Details here.

Melting permafrost in Canada's Arctic. Photo: Charles Tarnocai/Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

No comments: