The US is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. The global fleet of about 110 icebreakers is aging rapidly, and other Western nations with icebreaking needs such as Canada, Finland and Sweden have begun icebreaker renewal programs.
Donald Trump claims he "is not a big believer in global warming" because the warnings are "a total hoax" and "bullshit" based on "pseudoscience." Thus dismissing the knowledge, experience and data of 2,000 scientists from 154 countries.
The truth is, Donald Trump isn't the one creating the lack of unity. We, as citizens, are not united. We, as citizens, are creating the soil ripe for growing far-right and far-left political movements.
SeaLab, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, was the first of three experiments in aquatic living as part of the US Navy's Man-in-the-Sea initiative to understand how humans can best survive in exacting underwater conditions.
North Korea's latest nuclear blast, whether an actual hydrogen bomb test or something short of that, reminds the world that, for all the jokes about him, the unpredictable dictator in Pyongyang is no joke.
Absolutely no context has been given to Iran's actions. To listen to the media spin, you'd think that this all happened in a vacuum. You'd think that Iran was acting impulsively, for no reason. You'd think Iran was being overly hostile.