Record-breaking smoke over Canada.
For more than a month, dozens of large fires have raged in British Columbia &, more recently, the Northwest Territories. NASA photo.
Wednesday, 21 December 2016
North Pole to warm to near melting point this week: 50 degrees above normal
It's happening again: The temperature at the North Pole is projected to spike to around the melting point, or 32 degrees Fahrenheit, on Wednesday into Thursday, despite the complete lack of sunshine that far north in December. Story here.