'An unwise idea': Prof critical of plan to haul icebergs to Dubai

Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:31:17 AM

A company in Dubai plans to tow icebergs on a 10,000 kilometre journey from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula. The monitization of glacial ice is not new, but U of T Department of Earth Sciences and graduate professor at the School of the Environment, Mariam Diamond, explains that there are potentially negative impacts on the environment.

Watch Professor Diamond explain the environmental implications of such a venture to Ben Mulroney on Your Morning on CFTO TV (CTV): Dubai company wants to bring icebergs to the UAE.