Wildfires, record warmth and rapidly melting ice: Arctic climate goes further off the rails this summer
The Arctic summer of 2020 is one that's been marked by raging fires in the Far North, with smoke extending more than 1,000 miles downwind, along with alarming new temperature records and ice melt. While rapid Arctic climate change is not exactly news - the region is warming at about three times the rate of the rest of the world, the manifestations of this phenomena are increasing in severity, scope and societal consequences.
Jul 30. 2020