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Global Warming / Arctic Ice / Oil #946778

FNC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The effect of global warming on the polar ice cap in the Arctic Circle and the regional climate noted.

(Greenland: Jonathan Hunt) The battle between Russia, the US, and other Arctic countries over water rights and newly-discovered oil reserves beneath the receding Arctic ice reviewed; statistics cited; scenes shown of Russians planting a flag in the waters beneath the North Pole; details given about the mapping of US territorial claims. [Canadian Foreign Minister Peter MacKAY†, council on foreign relations Scott BORGERSON†- comment.] The weather in Greenland discussed.

Smith, Shepard;
Hunt, Jonathan

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