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'This Scares Me,' Says Bill McKibben as Arctic Hits 100.4°F-Hottest Temperature on Record

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'100°F about 70 miles north of the Arctic Circle today in Siberia. That's a first in all of recorded history. 'Been watching the Siberian heatwave for months and it's beyond terrifying—already suffering what was expected in 2100 in a worst case scenario,' said climate activist and conservationist Charlie Gardner.As the Guardian reported last week, 'the freak temperatures [in Siberia] have been linked to wildfires, a huge oil spill, and a plague of tree-eating moths.' On Sunday, the same location recorded a high temperature of 95.3 degrees (35.2 Celsius), showing the Saturday reading was not an anomaly,' the newspaper reported.

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