Sino File by Cary Huang
Chill out China and America, the Arctic is not worth a cold war
- With polar ice caps melting faster than expected, a new ocean is emerging – and along with it the prospect of new shipping lines and untapped resources
- Also emerging: a new arena for conflict and an environmental disaster
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.