North Atlantic Council


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Position paper

Global Warming is a real issue and the changes it makes are more and more noticeable every year, however, there are still people who consider this matter debatable. This isn’t the case for the Arctic regions, where climate change is a daily reality. With the world growing warmer, Arctic ice is melting even faster, threatening the safety of people and animals that live in this unique environment. Already in the past 30 years, we’ve seen areas of Arctic sea ice melt that are larger than Norway, Sweden and Denmark combined. Nonetheless, as the environmentalists of the world are getting further concerned, the businessmen are preparing their strategies. It is estimated that the undiscovered oil and gas in the Arctic amounts to 22...