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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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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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