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Author McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino, author.

Title Arctic thaw : climate change and the global race for energy resources / Stephanie Sammartino McPherson.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]
©2015

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 333.79 MCP    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 333.79 MCP    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 333.79 MCP    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 333.79 MCP    Available
Description 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-60) and index.
Contents 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 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. --Publisher's description.
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.
ISBN 9781467720434 (library binding : alkaline paper)
1467720437 (library binding : alkaline paper)

 
    
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