Is global warming an opportunity for Greenland?

The temperatures of the Earth’s polar regions are increasing twice as fast as elsewhere on the planet. Greenland's ice sheet - one of the largest in the world - is among those melting fast, contributing to rising sea levels worldwide.


Yet global warming also seems to be having some positive effects on Greenland, at least in the short term: trees are more numerous, farmers can harvest new crops and even mining is becoming possible.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux

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