The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Ice

    Arctic Hits Record-Breaking Melting Point

    Don’t count on a cold winter at the North Pole. Temperatures in the Arctic are expected to rise above freezing this week, more than 50 degrees Fahrenheit higher than average and something that doesn’t normally happen until May. Though the same thing happened last year, the spike’s not just from man-made climate change: There’s a giant storm brewing off Greenland that’s throwing the weather for a loop. But with Arctic and Antarctic sea ice at record lows, scientists are seriously concerned about the implications of these heat waves.

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