Climate change and this year’s weather patterns are behind the record-breaking heat in Siberia.
NPR Climate Reporter Rebecca Hersher tells us how it’s contributed to all sorts of problems there — mosquito swarms, buckling roads, wildfires. And we’ll hear how these high temps are threatening the livelihoods of Indigenous Russians.
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This episode was produced by Abby Wendle, edited by Viet Le, and fact-checked by Berly McCoy.
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