Siberian Arctic sees record average temperatures

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Temperatures in Arctic Siberia with 10 degrees higher than average in June, a joint record for the month. Data gathered by European Union scientists indicate that the heat way, of course, the worst wildfires the region has ever experienced. Mike Sanders has the details. European Union's Copernicus Earth observation program calls the data worrying, not just because of unusual temperatures. Weather Station at vertical young skin northeast Russia recorded 38 Celsius and one day it's the persistence of the highs that matter. They sucked moisture from the boreal forest, sparking wildfires that released an estimated 59 million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Records show The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet. Raising the prospect that the soil beneath the permafrost will disgorge the captured carbon. It holds

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