Record low Arctic sea ice

The National Snow and Ice Data Center at the Iniversity of Colorado in Bolder pubilished this shocking press release: Arctic sea ice cover melted to its lowest extent in the satellite record yesterday, breaking the previous record low observed in 2007. Sea ice extent fell to 4.10 million square kilometers (1.58 million square miles) on.. read more →

27 Aug 2012
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Arktis: Tauwetter mit Konfliktpotential

An English version of the study will soon be available on the Strategic Trends Analysis website of the Center for Security Studies of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, The German version:   read more →

11 Jul 2012
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Europe and the Arctic

As written on my homepage, the EU has published a new document “Developing a European Union Policy towards the Arctic Region: progress since 2008 and next steps”. The EU summarises the new strategy in three words, ”knowledge, responsibility, engagement’. The introduction to the paper states:As climate change and economic development accelerate in the Arctic region,.. read more →

10 Jul 2012
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