Arctic spring is starting 16 days earlier than a decade ago, study shows

Climate change is causing the season to start comparatively earlier the further north you go, say scientists

The Arctic spring is arriving 16 days earlier than it did a decade ago, according to a new study which shows climate change is shifting the season earlier more dramatically the further north you go.

The research, published on Friday in the journal Scientific Reports, comes amid growing concern about the warming of Greenland, Siberia, Alaska and other far northern regions, which have recently experienced unusually prolonged and frequent midwinter temperature spikes.

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Source: theguardian
Arctic spring is starting 16 days earlier than a decade ago, study shows