Short Wave: How Record Heat In Siberia Is Messing With...Everything

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.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Abby Wendle, edited by Viet Le, and fact-checked by Berly McCoy.

 

Short Wave Podcast

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