Temperature trends vary greatly over the continent of Antarctica, but scientists have found the South Pole is warming at three times the rate of the rest of the globe

While the general picture of global warming shows a regular rise in overall temperatures, some parts of the Earth are heating faster than others, with the Arctic a prime example. Scientists have now uncovered a similar accelerated trend taking place at the opposite end of the globe, with 30 years of weather data revealing the South Pole has warmed at more than three times the global rate since 1989.

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