The goal: Convince the elite to give a shit about the Arctic.
But there’s a very good chance he did.
In 2016, a family of seven—including a baby—sailed through the Northwest Passage on a 50-foot boat to document climate change.
Temperatures dip down to -25°C (-13°F).
90 million years ago, the Canadian Arctic had more of a Floridian vibe.
“We’ve seen a year in 2016 in the Arctic like we’ve never seen before.”
ExxonMobil has lost at least $1 billion in Arctic drilling investments due to Obama’s sanctions on Russia.
And the Arctic is expected to shrink by 5 percent each decade from here on out.
Climate scientists warn that 55 trillion kilograms of carbon could be released into the atmosphere from Earth's soil by mid-century.
The Obama Administration recently restricted all offshore Arctic drilling till at least 2022, but some scientists think it should never happen.