Bad news for the Caribbean

A few days ago a state owned Russian vessel, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Ob River, completed a voyage from Norway to Japan by taking the northern sea route across the Arctic Ocean. Crossing seas far to the north of Russia, and accompanied by an atomic powered icebreaker, its twenty-eight day voyage marked a potential breakthrough in the transport of gas between northern Europe and Asia. The fact that it was able to achieve this previously impossible feat because of changing climate conditions, is not good news for the Caribbean.

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