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Arctic thaw : climate change and the global race for energy resources

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Describes how global warming has made the Arctic's oil, gas, natural resources, and minerals more accessible and how competition between nations and corporate interests for control of the resources is endangering the Arctic's fragile ecosystems.

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Lima Public Library J 333.79 MCP (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9781467720434 (library binding : alkaline paper)
  • ISBN: 1467720437 (library binding : alkaline paper)
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-60) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Treasure trove at the top of the world -- Shortcuts through the ice -- Staking claims -- High hopes and harsh realities -- "Ours is the challenge" -- Spotlight on Greenland -- Exploring alternatives.
Summary, etc.:
Describes how global warming has made the Arctic's oil, gas, natural resources, and minerals more accessible and how competition between nations and corporate interests for control of the resources is endangering the Arctic's fragile ecosystems.
Subject: Global warming > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
Global warming > Political aspects > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
Global warming > Economic aspects > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
Natural resources > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
Power resources > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
Economic development > Arctic regions > Juvenile literature.
International relations > Juvenile literature.
International economic relations > Juvenile literature.
Economic development.
Global warming > Economic aspects.
Global warming > Political aspects.
Global warming.
International economic relations.
International relations.
Natural resources > Arctic regions.
Power resources > Arctic regions.
Economic development.
Global warming.
Global warming > Economic aspects.
Global warming > Political aspects.
International economic relations.
International relations.
Natural resources.
Power resources.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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