Will the rush for resources lead to a cold war in the north?


This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about the Arctic region where climate change is making it easier to extract oil and minerals. As a result, there is now growing interest amongst Arctic countries to establish their political and military claims in the region, leading experts to fear there might be a new ‘cold war’.

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