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High-arctic Heat Tops 1,800-year High, Says Study

September 27, 2012

glaciers on  the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard Summers on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard are now warmer than at any other time in the last 1,800 years, including during medieval times when parts of the Northern Hemisphere were as hot or hotter, than today, according to a new study in the journal Geology. Full Story

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