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Snow, water, ice and permafrost

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth and rapidly becoming a wetter, more variable environment. Over the past 50 years, the Arctic’s temperature has risen at a rate more than twice the global average. JANET PAWLAK says these changes affect the Arctic’s role as a regulator of global temperature and its influence on Northern Hemisphere weather; its contribution to sea-level rise; the lifestyles and livelihoods of those who live and work in the Arctic; Arctic marine and terrestrial ecosystems and the habitats of Arctic species.

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Arctic Council in Retreat?

If the Arctic Council is to be a relevant regional and global force capable of addressing the difficult governance issues facing the Arctic region, it must adopt a long-term strategy that embraces a stronger system of cooperation and implementation.

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