'New North' to benefit from global warming
The Chicago Sun-Times selected "The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future" by IoES Affiliate Professor Laurence Smith as one of its "intriguing titles" for fall.
The book argues that as a result of climate change and other global pressures, sparsely populated Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States will become formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.
To see the full list by Books Editor Teresa Budasi click here.
To read additional coverage on the publication in Canada's Postmedia News wire service reports click here.
To watch an interview with author and professor Laurence Smith on Canada's CTV News click here.
To listen to an interview with author and professor Laurence Smith on Fresno’s KMJ-FM and KYNO-AM click here, on San Francisco’s KKUP-FM and Business Talk Radio’s “Gabriel Wisdom Show” click here and CBC Radio click here.
Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2010