It’s 70 degrees warmer than normal in eastern Antarctica. Scientists are flabbergasted.

"This event is completely unprecedented and upended our expectations about the Antarctic climate system," one expert said.

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“Parts of eastern Antarctica have seen temperatures hover 70 degrees (40 Celsius) above normal for three days and counting, Wille said. He likened the event to the June heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, which scientists concluded would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change.”

Posted on 2022-03-20T01:29:08+0000