Global warming brings Greenlanders potatoes, destroys their heritage
It gets lost in all the gloom and doom, but global warming does have its upside. In the sub-Arctic south of Greenland, rising temperatures over the last five to 10 years have brought residents more potatoes, broccoli, and flowers, and have made officials optimistic about economically beneficial opportunities for drilling and mining as sea ice melts. Of course, melting sea ice is also ravaging the hunting and fishing that provide cultural identity and livelihood to many residents — but the broccoli! Did we mention the broccoli?