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Cheltenham Science Festival
12 June 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree – £8
The Arctic’s Changing Landscape
The Arctic is hotting up: experts say that within decades the Arctic Ocean will be largely ice-free during summer months. This could open up new shipping lanes and untapped oil reserves and cause environmentalists to clash with economists. So what does the future hold? Helen Czerski tests the waters with sea ice physicist Jeremy Wilkinson, Arctic plant ecologist Robert Baxter and geopolitics expert Klaus Dodds.