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Record-breaking heat over Svalbard (Arctic Norway), reaching almost +22 °C


Ecotourism in Svalbard, photo: Woodwalker/Wikipedia

The boiling Arctic. This time, record heat was reported from Svalbard (Norway) which sets its all-time heat record this Saturday, July 25th. The airport in Longyearbyen reported the maximum temperature of +21.7 °C. That is the highest temperature ever recorded at the station, breaking its previous record set it 1979!

Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mai...

Prolonged Siberian heat attributed to climate change


Global surface tempreatures, source: Met Office

The recent prolonged Siberia heat from January to June 2020 would have been almost impossible without the influence of human-caused climate change, according to a rapid attribution analysis by a team of leading climate scientists, BBC reports.

The researchers from international universities and meteorological services, including the P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sci...