The following maps: the Northwest Passage

"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 links global warming, mineral resources and geopolitics, find the summary of the excellent program "The bottom of the cards" on the Arte website:

See the show page
(click on "Cards")

Read also: Le Monde: Mr. Sarkozy, the oil anti-liberal.

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