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A charred swath of boreal forest, along Highway 63 near Fort McMurray, Canada, May 7, 2016. The enormous forest fire that attacked Fort McMurray, the hub of Alberta’s oil sands region, is part of a broader phenomenon of fires ravaging boreal forests in northern latitudes worldwide, some of which can be blamed on climate change. Ian Willms/The New York Times
Wishful thinking from the misnamed "Friends of Science" organization. Image via Huffington Post
Warmer water (lighter, on right) flows northeast through the Fram Strait, while cooler water (the darker water on the left, with ice swirls) flows south along Greenland's coast. The warmer water is an offshoot of the Gulf Stream and part of a system that is increasingly bringing warmth from middle latitudes to the Arctic. Jeff Schmaltz / NASA