The Coming Fight for the Melting North

August 29, 2007

Almost everyone agrees that global warming is a reality. And as evidenced by recent news, some nations, including the U.S. and Canada, aren’t waiting around to stake their claim on the soon-to-be formerly frozen North and the resources that may lie beneath it. Journalist McKenzie Funk, covers the story in the September issue of Harper’s Magazine. He’ll join us from the deck of an Alaskan icebreaker this hour to discuss his piece “COLD RUSH: The Coming Fight for the Melting North.”


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