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Published: 11 April 2014

Five Arctic Myths

The Arctic continues to become more relevant to today’s society and is perhaps the most visible manifestation of climate change. As the region’s transformations accelerate, receiving more attention from international media and the global populous, Members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic highlight five particularly pervasive myths. By discounting certain claims, the Council intends to focus attention and efforts on the persistent challenges facing the region.

The Arctic continues to become more relevant to today’s society and is perhaps the most visible manifestation of climate change. As the region’s transformations accelerate, receiving more attention from international media and the global populous, Members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic highlight five particularly pervasive myths. By discounting certain claims, the Council intends to focus attention and efforts on the persistent challenges facing the region.

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