Antarctica's hottest temperature ever was recorded this past Thursday: 65 degrees Fahrenheit, or 18.3 degrees Celsius.
That is not good.
Not good at all.
Scientists took the measurement at a remote station on the continent's Northern tip: nearly 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18.3 Celsius) at Argentina's Esperanza research station.
The climate crisis is real, and it affects every living thing on the planet.
[IMAGE: Left, Adélie penguins in Antarctica photographed by Jason Auch via Wikipedia, CC BY 2.0 license, 2008. Right, The record-breaking heat readings from @SMN_Argentina this week.]
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