‘A Real Hotspot’: Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth | Common Dreams News

A hiker walks along winding channels carved by water on the surface of the melting Longyearbreen glacier during a summer heatwave on Svalbard archipelago on July 31, 2020 near Longyearbyen, Norway. (Photo: Sean Gallup via Getty Images)

Over the past five decades, the Arctic has warmed three times faster than the world as a whole, leading to rapid and widespread melting of ice and other far-reaching consequences that are important not only to local communities and ecosystems but to the fate of life on planet Earth.

Source: ‘A Real Hotspot’: Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth | Common Dreams News

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