Arctic

Alaska mountain landscape with glacier in foreground

We will need innovative thinking to keep beautiful glaciers like this one around. (Ashley Gallagher/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
A team of engineers have big plans to prevent the collapse of the world's ice sheets — and it could be the largest civil engineering project ever attempted.
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change. 
The George Washington University
Tom Wagner’s vast usage as a media source, and some of his practiced/repeated key-points highlight an important job researchers have that is easy to overlook. 
Nikolay Shiklomanov On Climate Change
Nikolay Shiklomanov On Climate Change
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
With temperatures on the rise, we look to the experts to find out how climate change will impact the future of the Arctic. Their breaking the ice in this conversation with concerns about the Artic's infrastruction, changes in our ability to exploit... Read More
The George Washington University
Lawson Brigham, professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks and governor of the American Polar Society, answers the question "As climate change opens up new trade opportunities in the Arctic, how will populations be affected?".
National Science Foundation
George Mason University researchers are investigating the resilience of Arctic peoples to changes in their local environments due to global climate change. In particular, they want to see what information the Viliui Sakha—native people in... Read More
Now that President Obama has just approved offshore drilling in Alaska, how will that affect the native population? Here are some reactions from the native population and their concerns for the future.