Antarctic base records hottest temperature ever

A small block of ice is displayed for a photo, close to Fournier Bay, Antarctica, February 3, 2020. Picture taken February 3, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

GENEVA/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A research base in the Antarctic has recorded the hottest temperature ever for the continent amid rising concern about global warming that has caused an increase in the melting of ice sheets around the south pole. The Esperanza base on the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula recorded a temperature of […]

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