Can you imagine a world with ice?

Phil Steinberg explains the rationale behind a workshop at Durham next week, at which I am one of the invited discussants. I say a bit about how my work on territory might relate to the Arctic, and ice, in this post.

That headline’s not a typo.

Lots of people are wondering what it would mean to have a world without ice. However, even as glaciers melt and sea level rises there’s still going to be a lot of ice around for a long time, especially in the winter. In fact, ice is likely to become more important as commercial enterprises and the states that support them become increasingly active in the polar regions.


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