Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Swedish town eyes future as 'polar city' for climate refugees in warmed-up world

Arctic town eyes future as 'polar city' gateway in future as climate refugees flood the north

Sweden's small Arctic town of Kiruna has a surprisingly international airport with regular flights to London and Tokyo, but it has even bigger plans: to become a "polar city" for climate refugees fleeing climate chaos disaster in southern and tropical regions.

This handout picture shows an artist's impression of a proposed POLAR CITY  in Kiruna.  
 PHOTO /Dan -Erik Blume/Polarport Sweden

For more information see POLAR CITY PROJECT website

READ Jim Laughter's fiction novel about such a polar city titled POLAR CITY RED.

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