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June 27, 2020 - Fast Company

The extreme Arctic heat wave is the latest part of a disturbing pattern

The extreme Arctic heat wave is the latest part of a disturbing pattern
Siberia Temperature AnomalyCredit: NASA Earth Observatory

The loss of reflective snow and sea ice in the Arctic is further warming the region, creating what’s called “Arctic amplification”—which is bad news for the rest of the planet.

The Arctic heat wave that sent Siberian temperatures soaring to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer put an exclamation point on an astonishing transformation of the Arctic environment that’s been underway for about 30 years.

As long ago as the 1890s, scientists predicted that increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would lead to a warming planet, particularly in the Arctic, where the loss of reflective snow and sea ice would further warm the region. Climate models have consistently pointed to “Arctic amplification” emerging as greenhouse gas concentrations increase.

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