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Heat wave in Siberia raises concerns

The Russian town of Verkhoyansk has reported potentially the highest-ever temperature in the Arctic as a heat wave continues to pass through Siberia and exacerbate the area's wildfire season. "This is what this heatwave is doing: It makes much more fuel available to burn, not just vegetation, but the soil as well," said environmental geographer Thomas Smith of the London School of Economics.

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