Global Warming Reveals Oil, Gas and Rare Metals in the Arctic

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Image-for-WWLA.jpgThe rapid melting of Arctic ice has triggered political and economic competition among the world's great powers. Even China is getting into the act. Is the US holding its own? Can a remote and massive part of the world be preserved as well as developed?

Credits

Guests:
Elisabeth Rosenthal - New York Times - @nytrosenthal, Jens B. Frederiksen - Government of Greenland, Alice Rogoff - Alaska Dispatch - @alicerogoff, Jon Hoekstra - World Wildlife Fund - @jon_hoekstra

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal