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Above the Arctic Circle, climate change closes in on the remote town of Barrow
The Arctic is warming, the ice is melting and a remote town of 4,000 will have to move before it washes out to sea.
BARROW, ALASKA—Here in the northernmost municipality of the United States, 510 kilometres above the Arctic Circle, people are facing the idea that they may soon be among the world’s firstclimate-change refugees.
Warming air, melting permafrost and…
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