Joanna Hosa

Russian icebreaker Yamal

Has Russia Already Won the Scramble for the Arctic?

By Joanna Hosa 2018-10-28 18:02:30

Russia has already – literally – staked its claim to vast tracts of the Arctic, and now China is looking northward too. Can other countries catch up when they are already so far behind? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently reminded the world that rising temperatures mean we will all be in very deep trouble this century. But perhaps some will be in less trouble than others. The northern ice is melting faster than previously thought, and the Arctic...

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