The world’s largest island – how could I resist! Its broken shorelines, dotted with glaciers calving thousands of icebergs, enclose a gigantic ice sheet. Following in the traces of Fridtjof Nansen, Benoît, Thierry and I felt as though we were skiing into history with the fabulous Norwegian explorer.
But Greenland is not only a unique place. It is now one of our most valuable indicators of climate change.