Polar Paradox: Global Warming Leads to More Oil Drilling

While it is well acknowledged that climate change is a real phenomenon caused by fossil fuels, climate change and efforts won’t occur unless national and political interests are aligned. Russia and Norway are taking advantage of warmer temperatures to deploy more icebreakers to engage in offshore drilling. More measures to incentivize countries to adopt carbon neutral emissions and green energy are needed to actually implement scalable changes to save our planet.