Who Needs Icebreakers!

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

h/t Joe Public

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http://thediplomat.com/2016/12/china-begins-construction-of-polar-icebreaker/

As we know, Arctic sea ice is rapidly disappearing. That is why China is building a new icebreaker.

This will join at least 14 new Russian ones:

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https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/2015/12/these-are-russias-new-icebreakers

And the US has plans to build its own $1bn ship.

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https://www.adn.com/politics/2016/05/24/congress-takes-a-big-step-toward-funding-a-new-1-billion-arctic-icebreaker/

Think of the money they could have saved if they had asked Prof Wadhams!

Meanwhile it looks as if the Russian icebreakers stuck in the East Siberian Sea will stay there until May.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4152532/Two-Russia-s-icebreaker-ships-marooned.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

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