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New North to Benefit From Global Warming

Saturday’s Wall Street Journal featured an excerpt from "The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future," a new book by UCLA professor of geography Laurence Smith which argues that as a result of climate change and other global pressures, sparsely populated Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States will become formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.



 

UCLA International Institute