Melting polar ice will mean that oil reserves under the Arctic--heretofore jealously guarded by polar bears--will be easier to get to.
According to FOX News--so, you know, it's reliable--melting polar ice will make "a full 25 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil reserves." available for
So the bright side is, if we all drive our cars more, we'll accelerate climate change, which will further raise the temperature in the arctic, which means there'll be more oil available, so we'll be able to drive our cars more, which will accelerate climate change. It's perfect.