Sunday, November 23, 2008

Global warming will help Russian economy

Global climate change is supposed to contribute to Russian economy, according to Michael McConnell, director of US national intelligence. It is said in the document that by 2025 Russia’s profit from the rising temperatures on the Earth will be the largest of all the countries. One of the reasons is the expected lengthening of the sowing term, but the key factor would be an easier access to oil and gas fields in Siberia and in the North, including the Arctic shelf. This will be a great success for the Russian economy, according to the NSC report, and the Arctic waterway would also open huge prospects for Russia.

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