Could part of the Arctic region and the Antarctic soon become habitable? and

Oct 2016
1,079
Merryland
#11
I read somewhere that the ice now melts enough so ships can take the fabled Northwest Passage to the Pacific.

supposedly some inland cities are becoming ports and making beaucoup bucks as shipping points, for grain and minerals.

anyone with specific knowledge of?
 

AlpinLuke

Ad Honoris
Oct 2011
25,509
Italy, Lago Maggiore
#12
I read somewhere that the ice now melts enough so ships can take the fabled Northwest Passage to the Pacific.

supposedly some inland cities are becoming ports and making beaucoup bucks as shipping points, for grain and minerals.

anyone with specific knowledge of?

China is planning to invest in the Arctic region [to open a commercial way to EU], in particular they are thinking to Arkhangelsk in Russia and to a railway through the Siberia. A state company is going to finance these projects.


https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/i.../governor-orlov-eyes-china-key-arctic-partner
 

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