excerpted from Arctic Melting & Rising
Recorded on September 2015

Russia on Arctic Oil


Sergei Petrov, Consul General for Russia, discusses drilling for oil in the Arctic. "If we speak about the Arctic specifically, I think we as a civilization do not have the choice right now to just stop drilling," said Petrov. "We would be short of energy, [...}] and so we should do it with extra caution."

Speakers at this Event

Director, Climate and Ecosystem Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Executive Director, Pacific Environment

Consul General of the Russian Federation in San Francisco

Consul General for Norway in San Francisco