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The Scramble for the Arctic

The Scramble for the Arctic Intensifies

Richard Sales latest book “The Scramble for the Arctic” gives a sobering account of the fate of the region as nations rush to exploit a melting Arctic.

As the ice melts: The Scramble for the Arctic

The Scramble for the Arctic

On Friday, August 17th, the current record for Arctic sea ice melt occurred with one full month left in the melt season. Scientists monitoring the Arctic ice attribute some of this season’s unprecedented melt to natural causes, but not entirely. Mark Serreze, senior research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder Colorado said on Friday that “We…

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