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July 7, 2020: Some areas saw rises of 10C during June, according to European Union data.
July 7, 2020: Extreme waves in the Arctic are likely to become bigger and more frequent as a result of climate change, according to a new study by scientists in Canada.
July 7, 2020: High temperatures and dry soil mean ideal conditions for fires. Blazes in June produced more carbon emissions than any other fires in almost two decades of monitoring.
July 6, 2020: Scientists discover Arctic wolf spiders are doubling their egg production due to warmer weather.
July 1, 2020: As the extreme northern heat wave continues, it's so warm in Norway people are skiing on glaciers in swimsuits.
July 1, 2020: Even as states battle surges of coronavirus infections, some are preparing for a massive dust storm to hit in the next few days. And that's not the only unusual weather event occurring this week. Siberia is dealing with an intense heat wave, recording temperatures as high as 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. CBS News meteor...
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June 30, 2020: The Arctic's permafrost could begin to thaw more rapidly as beavers in Alaska continue to proliferate.
June 29, 2020: Norilsk Nickel suspends workers at metals plant who dumped the water in ‘flagrant violation of operating rules’A Russian mining giant said on Sunday it had suspended workers at a metals plant who were responsible for pumping wastewater into nearby Arctic tundra.Independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta published video...
June 29, 2020: Workers are suspended after waste water, said to contain heavy metals, was pumped into the wilderness.
June 26, 2020: Wildfires are spreading. The mosquitoes are ravenous. People are shielding their windows from the midnight sun with foil and blankets.
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June 25, 2020: It’s 38C in Siberia. The science may be complicated – but the need for action now couldn’t be clearerThere’s an Arctic heatwave: it’s 38C in Siberia. Arctic sea ice is the second lowest on record, and 2020 may be on course to be the hottest year since records began.For many people, such news induces a lurc...
June 24, 2020: Siberia — the land of black snow, blood rain and spontaneous solar eclipses — may have just set a dire new climate record. On Saturday (June 20), temperatures in the far-north town of Verkhoyansk broke 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) for the first time, according to news reports.
June 24, 2020: The Arctic is feverish and on fire — at least parts of it are. And that’s got scientists worried about what it means for the rest of the world.
June 24, 2020: For the second straight year, an unusually large number of intense fires have ignited in the Arctic Circle, the polar region atop Earth. It's now been anomalously warm in Siberia for nearly six months, and temperatures likely eclipsed triple digits in a Siberian town last weekend — setting a heat record for th...
June 24, 2020: “The Arctic is figuratively and literally on fire," scientist says.
June 22, 2020: Temperatures are believed to have hit 38C (100F) in one Siberian town after a persistent heatwave.
June 22, 2020: An unprecedented heatwave in one of the coldest places on Earth just reached a distressing milestone.
June 22, 2020: Temperatures hit triple digits at a Russian town in the Arctic Circle on Saturday, either breaking or nearly breaking the hottest temperature on record in this polar realm. Preliminary observations, spotted by French meteorologist Etienne Kapikian, show the heat reached 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the Siberian town ...
June 21, 2020: A tiltrotor aircraft offers the advantages of both helicopter and aircraft in terms of lifting capacity, in-flight stability and airspeed.
June 19, 2020: B-2 Spirit stealth bombers conducted integration and interoperability training with Norwegian F-35s during a strategic bomber mission north of the Arctic Circle Thursday.
June 18, 2020: Scientists say tiny particles of plastic and other man-made fibres are everywhere in the waters of Canada's Eastern Arctic.
June 12, 2020: A White House Memorandum calls for a huge expansion of the icebreaker fleet, but Russia has a commanding lead in icebreakers and is expanding its military presence in the Arctic.
June 11, 2020: Amid a larger foreign policy push to extend influence over the Arctic region, the United States on Wednesday announced the reopening of a U.S. consulate in Nuuk, Greenland.