Many measures of Earth’s health are at worst levels on record, NOAA finds – The Washington Post

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Many Measures Of Earths Health Are At Worst Levels On Record Noaa Finds The Washington Post

The far northern town of Verkhoyansk, Russia, notched a high of 100 degrees Fahrenheit — the hottest temperature ever recorded within the Arctic Circle. On the other side of the planet, Esperanza Station broke Antarctica’s temperature record by 2 degrees Fahrenheit, hitting a balmy 64.9 degrees. Death Valley, Calif., may have seen Earth’s highest temperature in almost a century. Europe, Mexico, Japan and the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles all saw their hottest years.