Research and analysis
Future of the sea: implications from opening Arctic Sea routes
A report examining what the opening of Arctic shipping routes will mean for the UK.
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This report summarises the evidence for the projected loss of Arctic sea ice and opening of shipping routes due to climate change. It explores how these changes will make trans-Arctic shipping routes more navigable and profitable, and explores the resulting challenges and opportunities for the UK.
It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of the sea project.