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Struggles Over the Melting Arctic: Great Decisions 2021

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This title is a part of the series Great Decisions 2021


Catalogue Number:  SCTV65
Producer:  Scorpion TV
Subject:  American History, Business Studies, Canadian World Studies, Consumer Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Documentary, Economics, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Global Issues, Global Studies, History, Politics, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  U.K.
Copyright Year:  2021
Running Time:  43:14


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U.S. President Donald Trump left many scratching their heads when it was rumored that he was looking to purchase the large island nation of Greenland from Denmark. While any potential deal seems highly unlikely, the event shows the changing opinion within the U.S. government toward engagement with the Arctic region. Because of climate change, large sheets of arctic ice are melting, exposing vast stores of natural gas and oil. With Russia and China already miles ahead with their Arctic strategies, can the U.S. catch up?

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