Arctic death spiral speeds up sixfold, driving coastal permafrost collapse

Drone surveys have revealed erosion of coastal permafrost in the Arctic — up to 3 feet a day. Researchers reported Friday that the recent rate of erosion is six times higher than the historical rate. Meanwhile, the Arctic just saw the hottest May on record, with temperatures in northwest Russia hitting a remarkable 84 degrees … Continue reading Arctic death spiral speeds up sixfold, driving coastal permafrost collapse