For generations, it was unheard of drilling for offshore oil in extreme conditions in the Arctic.
With hurricane-force winds and sea swells it just seemed impractical. And what happens if there is a massive oil spill?
CCTV America’s Sean Callebs reports in his continuing series, “On Thin Ice”.
Margaret Williams on the history of oil spills in the Arctic
CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar interviewed Margaret Williams, who is Managing Director for World Wildlife Fund’s U.S. Arctic Program, about the difficulties surrounding oil-spill detection in an icy environment.
Arctic air pollution and climate change
For years, scientists have been trying to determine air pollution’s effect on climate change.
CCTV America’s Sean Callebs explains what’s going on and what’s at stake for the Arctic.