Letters to the Editor

Russian ice breakers

The Russians must be laughing at us. While we sit around and argue about the existence of global warming, they have built a fleet of more than 70 icebreakers and are taking control of the now-accessible Northwest Passage for shipping.

They are also staking oil and gas claims throughout the thawing Arctic. I’m sure that they find Congress’ mindset of denial quite entertaining.

Robert McIntire, Plantation