Greenland and the opportunities of climate change

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The climate is changing dramatically on the world’s largest island: in the summer of 2019 alone, Greenland lost 320 billion tons of ice. But the Greenlanders see climate change positively.

By Christian Stichler, ARD-Studio Stockholm, currently. Nuuk

The thermometer shows 15 degrees below zero. It’s an icy morning by the Godthåbsfjord in Nuuk. Aslak Jensen must first clear snow and ice from his boat before it goes out to sea. The 45-year-old is a professional fisherman. His parents had once moved to Greenland from Denmark.