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Arctic doom, Arctic boom : the geopolitics of climate change in the Arctic

Author: Barry Scott Zellen
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2009.
Series: Security and the environment.
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A growing number of scientists estimate that there will be no summer ice in the Arctic by as soon as 2013. Are we approaching the "End of the Arctic?" as journalist Ed Struzik asked in 1992, or fully entering the "Age of the Arctic," as Arctic expert Oran Young predicted in 1986? Arctic Doom, Arctic Boom: The Geopolitics of Climate Change in the Arctic looks at the uncertainty at the top of the world as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zellen, Barry Scott, 1963-
Arctic doom, Arctic boom.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2009
(DLC) 2009028076
(OCoLC)422757264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Scott Zellen
ISBN: 9780313380136 0313380139 0313380120 9780313380129
OCLC Number: 503050020
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 232 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Foreword; 1 Introduction: Arctic Spring; 2 The Geopolitics of Snow and Ice; 3 An Arctic Imperative?; 4 From Cold War to Warming Earth; 5 Polar Uncertainties; 6 The End of the Arctic; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Security and the environment.
Responsibility: Barry Scott Zellen ; foreword by Walter J. Hickel ; foreword by Daniel J. Moran.

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An expert examination of the way climate change is transforming the Arctic environmentally, economically, and geopolitically, and how the challenges of that transformation should be met.  Read more...

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