Russia’s largest problem: Permafrost lying beneath two-thirds of its territory will melt this century — Euromaidan Press

The Russian government says it will invest 80 billion US dollars in developing Russia’s Far North between now and 2030, money it does not yet have. But the biggest barrier to achieving its goals may not be financial stringencies but the impact of global warming. According to Russian experts, permafrost underlies almost two-thirds of Russia’s…

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