Arctic

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
#SaveSalla is a campaign launched by the Finnish community in partnership with the youth climate movement Fridays for Future. (Photo: www.savesalla.org.)
"If we stand back and do nothing, letting global warming prevail, we will lose our identity, and the town we love—as well as many others around the world—will cease to exist as we know it," said the mayor of Salla.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Activists attend a news conference on Republican sponsored legislation that would open the Alaskan wilderness to oil drilling outside the U.S. Capitol.
"We shouldn't be exploring drilling anywhere."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Climate campaigners gathered outside the global headquarters of Lloyd's of London on September 1, 2020. (Photo: Insure Our Future Global/Twitter)
"An Insure Our Future welcomed the step but also said that "Lloyd's 2030...

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Fires are raging, ice is melting. In a bid to save the singular "purity and fragility" of the rapidly-melting Arctic ice - and in support of eight million voices calling for its protection - Greenpeace has released a video of renowned Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi performing on a floating platform before Norway's Wahlenbergbreen glacier, cracking and groaning even as he plays - a haunting reminder of what's at stake.