Even Russia Is Getting Warmer

May 30, 2017

Maybe you've heard about the permafrost that is proving not so permanent in the world's colder places.

Water flows changed by melting permafrost in the Arctic.
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Melting permafrost is damaging and even swallowing houses and bigger buildings. 

And a recently published study shows greenhouse gas buildup figures prominently in the warming of Russia, contrary to prevailing theory. 

Matthew Lachniet at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas is one of the authors. 

He visits with details of what he and partners found deep in a cave in the Urals.