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'Planetary emergency' due to Arctic melt, experts warn
'Planetary emergency' due to Arctic melt, experts warn

Experts warned Wednesday of a "planetary emergency" due to the unforeseen global consequences of Arctic ice melt, including methane gas released from permafrost regions currently under ice.

'Planetary emergency' due to Arctic melt, experts warn
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In climate landmark, Arctic ice melts to record low

The sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has melted to its smallest point ever in a milestone that may show that worst-case forecasts on climate change are coming true.

In climate landmark, Arctic ice melts to record low