Tag Archives: Arctic

The Arctic melt conference: A wake up call, NOT a business opportunity!

In 2010 the Canadian Arctic experienced its warmest year on record. At the end of 2012, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that the Arctic Sea ice is at record low. Suddenly the area's resources- oil, gas, iron ore, uranium, even diamonds- have never seemed so accessible. Energy and mining […]

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EU-Arctic strategy

An oil leak in the Arctic could have a devastating impact on the environment for hundreds of years, warns Satu Hassi. While the world’s attention is turning to the yet unexplored natural resources in the Arctic, the region’s unique environment risks paying the price of our addiction to fossil fuels. […]

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