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Why a Heat Wave in Alaska Should Justifiably Terrify Anyone; Anchorage's Weather Similar to Miami's Right Now

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What caused the Alaska heatwave Scientists usually don't attribute single weather events to climate change. The record heat in Alaska has more than one cause. Learn more about this story at ...
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With Alaska in the midst of an unprecedented heat wave that experts say is driven by the climate crisis, Anchorage—the state’s largest city—reached an all-time high temperature of 90 degrees on Thursday. 

Bill McKibben, environmentalist and founder of 350.org: “This isn’t just breaking a record—it’s obliterating a record that’s stood for more than half a century." 

With the combined forces of climate change that has disrupted temperature trends around the state, a remarkable dearth of ice in the Bering Sea and weather patterns generating a general heat wave, officials are worrying about air quality and forecasters expect temperatures to rival those in Miami,” according to the Times.

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