Arctic sea ice is melting at record rates. And rather than raise alarm bells, it’s only encouraged fossil fuel companies to drill for oil in the region as the ice opens up — prolonging our addiction to the resources that are helping warm the planet.
So what will happen if we continue down this path?
Greenpeace has envisioned that future in a striking new film released as part of its Save the Arctic campaign. The organization worked with the band Radiohead and actor Jude Law to put together this distopian story about the Arctic: