U.S. Says Melting Arctic Is Helpful For Trade

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Published on May 7, 2019 - Duration: 00:47s

U.S. Says Melting Arctic Is Helpful For Trade

Gizmodo reports this week the U.S. refused to sign a declaration acknowledging the threat of climate change to the Arctic, in a meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Radio Free Europe said itโ€™s the first time since the council was created in 1996 that it hasnโ€™t been able to put out a declaration.

The Arctic Council comprises nations with borders in the Arctic and indigenous groups who live in the region.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the U.S.

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U.S. Says Melting Arctic Is Helpful For Trade

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