Like every year, the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum consisting of the US, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland, as well as indigenous peoples, met recently. The aim of this Council is the coordination of research and development projects.

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However, these research and development projects are not climate protection, but primarily economic interests of the imperialist member states. The interests of indigenous peoples on the other hand are completely neglected, these are  members to give the merely appearance of covering all interests. On the council meetings the economic viability of the region in the North Polar Sea is disscused. Climate change exists, it is getting warmer and the ice is melting, that is clear. The melting of the polar caps increases not only the sea level, it also creates more tractable space, opening up new and lucrative trade and passenger routes. In addition, under the seabed of the Arctic masses of resources such as crude oil and natural gas are situated. In a nutshell, it's about distributing the "new cake". In the recent years the council has always written a final statement, referring to so-called development aid and climate protection goals, but not this year, cause the US refuses to acknowledge the existence of climate change. Instead, it is diligently arming to fight also militarily in case of need for mineral resources, shipping routes and areas of influence. NATO repeatedly maneuvers and Russia tests mobile nuclear power plants to harness the region.

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The Arctic Council demonstrates very clearly that the imperialists see no problem in annihilating the livelihoods of all peoples, the climate, but opportunities for their profit. Class society and climate protection can not be arrangend.