ClimateWatch: Toxic mercury could be released into atmosphere if Arctic soil thaws

U.S. government scientists published new research Monday that says thawing permafrost in the Arctic could release potentially dangerous amounts of mercury into the Earth's atmosphere. Chris Mooney, energy and environment writer for The Washington Post, joins CBSN to explain what's happening and the potential effects on our environment.


(Source: CBS News, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nWrAhINNbw)
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