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North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

Temperatures at the North Pole may have soared as high as 35 degrees Fahrenheit at the pole, according to the U.S. Global Forecast System model. While there are no direct measurements of temperature there.  A climate scientist working on his PhD at the University of California at Irvine, confirmed that several independent analyses showed "it was very close to freezing," which is more than 50 degrees above normal.  Read more...


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