The Arctic & COP21:Week in Review
On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories from Eye on the Arctic this past week. Coverage of COP21 and its implications for the North dominated your picks this week:
– Peter Taptuna, the premier of Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut, talks about the economic consequences of a changing climate in the North and what he expects from COP21
– The population of Canada’s Peary caribou herd is rebounding but the future remains uncertain.
-Arctic expert Sébastien Duyck takes us through the role of the Arctic in international climate negotiations and what to watch for in the days ahead.
-Finland’s president Sauli Niinistö talks about global warming in Arctic countries like Finland and why ‘small steps will no longer do.’
-A 187.7 carat diamond mined in Canada’s Far North makes its international debut in London, England.
That’s all from us for now. We’ll be back next week with the latest stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca