Report: Arctic temperature rising at near record rates, sea ice melting

The latest report on the Arctic shows the temperature is rising again and the sea ice is declining to one of the lowest levels on record.

The government on Thursday released this year's update, a report by 69 researchers in eight countries.

According to the lead author, the new report "tells a story of widespread, continued and even dramatic effects of a warming Arctic."

They said even the massive snowstorms that struck the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in December and February had an Arctic warming connection.

Source: AP News

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