1974 : Plan To Melt The Arctic Ice Cap “already begun”

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a Russian project, already begun, to dam certain rivers emptying into the Arctic Ocean, in order to irrigate Siberian farmlands. A possible result would be to raise the salinity of the Arctic Ocean and melt the ice cap.

Science Magazine Ice Age

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One Response to 1974 : Plan To Melt The Arctic Ice Cap “already begun”

  1. Billy Liar says:

    I went to the Soviet pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal. There was a model of this proposal to re-route rivers in Siberia. If I remember correctly there was speculation at the time as to the effect on the Arctic Ocean.

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