Why America Needs an Arctic Ambassador

New legislation would help America protect important interests in the Arctic.

New government data finds that the amount of Arctic sea ice this year is at its lowest level ever – another possible indicator of climate change and rising sea levels around the world.

The accelerating melt also poses another risk: a potential global battle – that America may be ill-equipped to win – for the vast natural resources once buried under the now-disappearing Arctic ice.

Continued at the Washington Monthly…