April 19, 2019President Rita Cheng discussed the progress she’s seen in the last five years and how the strategic plan is helping to move Northern Arizona University forward at … Read more about President Cheng discusses five years of outreach, accomplishments and student success in Campus Forum
When it comes to climate change, not all carbon is created equal. Among greenhouse gases, methane is 34 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
In the Arctic, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as anywhere else in the world, scientists want to understand the ratio of carbon dioxide to methane gas released by thawing permafrost—the frozen ground in that region. As the permafrost thaws, microbes wake up and begin digesting the newly available remains of ancient plants and animals… Read more