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Temperatures hit 'unthinkable' highs at both of Earth's poles on the weekend. Climate scientists are trying to find out why

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An 'atmospheric river' drove warm, moist air down over Antarctica. It was warm enough to rain over parts of the Antarctic coast. Parts of eastern Antarctica were reportedly around 40 degrees Celsius above average. At the other end of the planet, the Arctic was reported to be experiencing extremes pushing 30C above the monthly average.
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Temperatures hit 'unthinkable' highs at both of Earth's poles on the weekend. Climate scientists are trying to find out why

Temperature records have been sent tumbling simultaneously in parts of Antarctica and the Arctic. Here's what's happening.

3 months ago·Australia
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'Unthinkable': Scientists shocked as polar temperatures soar 50 to 90 degrees above normal

Scientists expressed shock and alarm this weekend amid extreme high temperatures near both of the Earth's poles—the latest signs of the accelerating planetary climate emergency.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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'Unthinkable': Scientists shocked as polar temperatures soar 50 to 90 degrees above normal

"With everything going on in the world right now, the dual polar climate disasters of 2022 should be the top story."

3 months ago·Baltimore, United States
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