"Since the industrial revolution, there has been a warming of the climate leading to the melting of the Arctic sea ice. [...] Thus, in twenty years, the Northwest Passage (in yellow on the map) could be free of ice and be used by the cargo ships »...
To understand what connects global warming, mineral resources and geopolitics, find the summary of the excellent program "Le dessous des cartes" on the Arte website:
See the show page
(click on "Cards")