US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.01.2020 00:45:43

Publisher: Vice

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25 Jul 2019

This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die

I had come to the Arctic to learn what the people who live and work there think about the talk of geopolitics—land-grabs, hidden oil wealth, and strategic shipping lanes—now that global warming is opening the region. I wanted to see what the threats really looked like on the ground. And, of course, I hoped to see the Arctic ice sheet, the frozen top of the planet that I had dreamt of setting foot on since I was a child.
I had come to the Arctic to learn what the people who live and work there think about the talk of...

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