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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.


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