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Alaska slammed by extreme weather events
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As Arctic gets warmer and wetter, Alaska is slammed by extreme events, report says

The 2022 Arctic Report Card highlights Alaska's heavy rains and snows, flooding, tundra wildfires and other events tied to climate change.
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Tundra burns helped make the 2022 Alaska fire season one of the biggest since 1950

This Alaska fire season is likely to be the seventh-largest since 1950 and is notable for big burns on the Yukon-Kuskokwim tundra.
thawing permafrost is roiling the Arctic landscape
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How thawing permafrost is roiling the Arctic landscape

As the climate warms, a hidden world of changes beneath the surface is driving major landscape shifts — sometimes strange or cataclysmic ones.

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Historic Arctic heat wave roasts Siberia
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Historic Arctic heat wave roasts Siberia

Wildfires are spreading. The mosquitoes are ravenous. People are shielding their windows from the midnight sun with foil and blankets.
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