As the Far North Melts, Calls Grow for Arctic Treaty

The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a warning, conservationists say, of what could happen in the Arctic as melting sea ice opens the Arctic Ocean to oil and gas drilling. Many experts argue that the time has come to adopt an Arctic Treaty similar to the one that has safeguarded Antarctica for half a century.

Read QIEEP Fellow Ed Struzik’s article inĀ Yale Environment 360