Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming Setting & Symbolism

McKenzie Funk
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Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage is the sea route through the Arctic Ocean. It connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. While Canada owns the land on both sides of the passage, the United States and many other countries do not agree with Canada's assumption that it owns the waterway itself. Most of the world considers the Northwest Passage to be an international strait.

Pitztal Valley, Austria

Pitztal Valley in Austria is the site of the Alps' most famous disappearing glacier.

Greenland

Greenland is a country near the Arctic Circle that stands to benefit from climate change because as its ice melts, it gains more usable land.

South Sudan

South Sudan is a war-torn African nation where many entrepreneurs are attempting to take advantage of the country's political and climate problems to make money.

Great Green Wall

The Great Green Wall is a proposed barrier of trees that would...

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