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Where Climate Scientists See Danger, Russia Sees an Opportunity

Rising temperatures in the Arctic are a warning sign for the planet. The melting ice has an economic upside for Russia. 

Power Of Siberia: Putin's Gas Pivot
Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

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Russia, the world’s fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, is bearing witness to one of the most obvious effects of climate change: rapidly rising temperatures in the Arctic.