Just as miners once had canary birds to warn of noxious gases, the Arctic is the first place where signs of climate change become visible.
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2012 saw a record loss of Arctic sea ice in the summer. Across the globe, an enormous number of scientists & experts from various organisations have warned about the unprecedented Arctic melt, a message which does not seem to have … Continue reading
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, … Continue reading
Read the leaflet published by Greens/EFA group here.
MEP Satu Hassi has published an exhibition on Arctic nature and climate change. The new version of the exhibition has been published 2012. You can enter the exhibition here.
MEPs met with Commission, industry and NGOs representatives to discuss gas and oil drilling in the Arctic at a conference at the European Parliament on 1 February. The conference, co-organised with Bellona Europe, was entitled ‘Vulnerable Arctic’ and brought forward … Continue reading
The updated version of the Vulnerable Arctic Exhibition was held in theEuropean parliament in January 2012. The 1 February MEP Satu Hassi and the Greens/EFA group organised a seminar around the theme of risks of oil and gas drilling in … Continue reading