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'New North' to Benefit From Global Warming

The Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday selected "The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future," a new book by UCLA professor of geography Laurence Smith, as one of its "intriguing titles" for fall. The book 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.



 

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