Antarctica heatwave above 20 degrees C.

The warming of the planet just broke a new record, as more than 20 degrees Celsius was recorded on Antarctica ( The Southpole ) reports several media

Sketching up drawing of extreme warm temperatures hitting Antarctica

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

It is news that would normally hit the front page, but under a pandemic, not many look much further than to the fever hitting humans. The fever hitting the planet gets less attention. But the effect of more than 20 degrees Celsius on sea level rise could means a lot more trouble for the 600+ millions of people living closely to the oceans, along the coastlines of the continents

Drawing of huge melting icebergs and glaciers melting with penguins falling off under a yellow sun. Drawn journalism by Frits Ahlefeldt
Drawing of heatwave hitting Antarctica

More of my drawn journalism post on Climate Change

Download drawing: FritsAhlefeldt.net Download link

Link to Article “the anatomy of a heatwave: March 20, 2020 in TheConversation.com

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