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Northwest Passage 'could open in 2015'
Newly-released military documents suggest that global warming could open up the Northwest Passage to summertime commercial traffic as early as 2015.
That revelation comes as Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Iqaluit today to assert the federal government's Canadian Arctic sovereignty claim.
The department of national defence position, which clashes with official Environment Canada projections, was included in briefing notes on the Canadian military's expansion plans.
Originally posted by Skadi_the_Evil_Elf
Even scarier is when the military starts making note of this.