Arctic Thaw: Climate Change and the Global Race for Energy Resources

By MCPHERSON, Stephanie Sammartino

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9781467720434
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Twenty-First Century


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2014  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 6 Up—An important case study and source of current information for serious students of climate change. Drawing almost exclusively from recent documents and news reports, McPherson surveys the ambitious, conflicting, and increasingly hostile claims that the major countries circling the Arctic have made on the polar region's major oil and gas resources. Along with showing how melting ice has already ope...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

Illustrated with excellent photos and charts, here's an up-to-date, well-informed overview of international interest in and controversies ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on November 1, 2014

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson offers a comprehensive look at the many environmental, economic, and cultural debates that have emerged as a result of recent warming in the Arctic. Coverage of both negative and positive effects of Artic thaw provides an unbiased introduction to controversial issues. For example, new, shorter ship routes through areas that were once ice sheets c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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