MOSCOW, July 18. /TASS/. /TASS/. A forum, devoted to management of the Russian Arctic's innovative development, will take place in mid-September in the Arkhangelsk region's Severodvinsk at the branch of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University. The forum's participants will discuss the Arctic zone's growth points and will pay special attention to development of mono-industrial cities, the University's press service said on Tuesday.
In January 2016 the Arctic experienced unprecedented warming, with air temperatures as high as 8°C, some 20 degrees higher than average for the time of year. Extreme warming events like this have become more common in the Arctic, contributing to the strong warming trend observed in the region. But why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the world?