Climate change in Lapland: The impact of global warming in the land of Santa Claus

December 23, 2017
By Josh Gabbatiss

Environmental changes in the far north are having disastrous effects on the region’s indigenous people and tourism industry 

Lapland occupies a happy space in the popular imagination as a winter wonderland, occupied by reindeer, elves and Father Christmas.

The real life Lapland, however, is increasingly facing up to the grim reality of global warming.