Arctic is melting away right in front of us

“It is time for regulators to wake up and realise that the Arctic is melting away right in front of us,” said Whit Sheard of the Circumpolar Conservation Union (CCU) green group.

“Common sense regulations, integrated ocean planning, and explicit protections are all needed before the resources of the region are targeted for exploitation or before it becomes a major shipping route.”

http://www.reuters.com/article/climate-shipping-arctic-idUSL8N16447H

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Washington Post reports on Arctic Amplification

Chris Mooney of the The Washington Post reports in an article from February 18, 2016 on the anomalies in climate. The results have scientists floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now.

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January 2016
From Washington Post Article

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Ocean Currents

Why More Research is Crucial for Protecting the Arctic
by Todd Stevenson
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BP Chief weighs in

BP’s Bob Dudley Urges Global Carbon Price To Meet Paris Climate Change Goals
by Maria Gallucci
BP chief executive Bob Dudley said policymakers must create the right incentives for investing in renewable energy and other lower-carbon energy supplies.
[read article on The International Business Times]

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from The Arctic Newswire

Russia’s Northern Sea Route saw downturn in cargo transits in 2015
www.adn.com/article/20160216/russias-northern-sea-route-saw-downturn-cargo-transits-2015

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