Antarctica set a record earlier this week when temperatures reached close to 65 degrees. “That would make it the hottest temperature that we have seen over the length of record that we have for Antarctica,” according to Randall Cerveny of the World Meteorological Organization’s rapporteur of weather and climate extremes.
Climate change is not something that is isolated to Antarctica. “This is, unfortunately, a continuing trend,” Cerveny told NPR.org. “So we are seeing these high-temperature records — not only in Antarctica but across the entire world — fall, whereas we just don’t see cold temperature records anymore,” he continued. To read more about this story click here.