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New North to Benefit From Global Warming

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



 

UCLA International Institute