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Environment & Animal Life

Hottest May on record with Russian Arctic hardest hit

May 2020 was the hottest May on record, reported the Copernicus Climate Change Service on June 5. Their data shows that globally, last month was 0.63 C warmer than the average May from 1981-2010. Even in Europe, where May 2020 »

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WMO says July likely the hottest month in history

As the World Meteorological Organization was announcing that July was likely the hottest month in recorded history and new study published Friday found that last week’s record-breaking temperatures in Europe were made more intense by human-caused climate change, the so-called »

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As spate of wildfires ravage the Arctic, Canada–so far–is feeling a bit less heat

As what the World Meteorological Organization calls “unprecedented” wildfires rage across much of the Arctic, Canada–at least so far–seems to a escaping the worst of the ravaging. Dan Thompson, a fire research scientist with Natural Resources Canada, says this year »