Given the rapidly changing status of the Arctic sea ice, which may disappear for entire summers as soon as mid-century, the world is presented with an unprecedented opportunity to access virgin resources and areas. However, this emerging situation is fraught with geo-political, environmental, and indigenous peoples concerns. In an interview with Oceans at MIT, Professor Susskind offers his opinions on the dynamics at play in the evolution of the Arctic situation as well as hopes for future interaction with challenges by MIT students and faculty. To read the full interview please follow the link.
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