October 9, 2011

To Rule Arctic Waves, U.S. Can't Waive Rules

Bloomberg, Bloomberg

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The melting of Arctic ice as a result of global warming has set off a race to capitalize on the polar region’s suddenly accessible resources and expanding navigable waterways. Yet even as Canada, Russia and others stake their claims to this potential bounty of economic and trade opportunities, the U.S. is choosing to sit on the sidelines.

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